by Emily Atkin Posted on January 14, 2015 Updated: January 15, 2015
The primary waste product created by oil and gas drilling contains two types of potentially hazardous contaminants that have never before been associated with the industry.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 7, 2015 Updated: January 8, 2015
The study identified oversights in the state government and Centers for Disease Control's response to the disaster.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
Beyond three miles from shore, the cruise lines may dump wastewater directly into the ocean, and many of them rely on old and antiquated water-treatment systems.
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 19, 2014
Reusing coal ash as a construction material could be leading to the contamination of private drinking water wells.
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 18, 2014
"This is one of the biggest sets of violations potential conspiracies to violate the Clean Water Act that we’ve ever seen."
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 21, 2014 Updated: October 21, 2014
"This is one of the first times we've been able to demonstrate that, here, you have a spill in the environment, and yes, this is from fracking fluid and not from other source of contamination," Vengosh said.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 4, 2014 Updated: October 4, 2014
The report analyzed the risks posed by fracking in the state, including the chance of water contamination and air pollution.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 30, 2014
Habitat degradation, exploitation, and climate change have cut global vertebrate populations by 52 percent in the last four decades, according to a new study.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 30, 2014
The revelation is just the latest twist in a three-year-long case that has been fraught with peculiarities.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 4, 2014
The August spill led to water bans for hundreds of Canadians.