Lessened snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains has some scientists worried about the impact on California's water supply, a third of which comes from those mountains.
A warmer, wetter climate could also boost pollution from cities and farms draining into rivers, lakes and streams.
Tens of thousands have fled their homes in Japan as heavy rains flood parts of the country.
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
Pollution is getting into one of America's great natural wonders. Continue reading →
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The Guadalupe, which runs through San Jose, is the latest casualty of the state's water woes Continue reading →
Workers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accidentally triggered a massive release of toxic waste from an old gold mine that sent about 3 million gallons of polluted water into a Colorado river, turning it orange. Continue reading →
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