by Bryce Covert Posted on July 30, 2014
Control over Detroit's water system was handed back to the mayor after widespread protests of the shutoffs to poor residents.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 25, 2014
The White House announced today that federal agencies have cut their greenhouse gas emissions 17 percent since 2008.
“We didn’t think it would be this bad. Basin-wide groundwater losses are not well documented. The number was shocking.”
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by Kiley Kroh Posted on July 20, 2014 Updated: July 21, 2014
Trying to cut back on their water use during the state's severe drought, Laura Whitney and Michael Korte were given 60 days to restore their lawn.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 18, 2014
On Friday, activists staged protests and rallies to demand that Detroit stop shutting off residents' water.
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 15, 2014
Fines could reach up to $500 for wasting water.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on July 11, 2014 Updated: July 11, 2014
"We didn't have the sense that everything was under control and we were being protected."
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 25, 2014
An area about the size of California and Texas combined is degraded and one quarter is facing desertification, according to India’s environment minister, Prakash Javadekar.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 20, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
Water rates have skyrocketed as Detroit residents' ability to pay has fallen. The city has cut off water to thousands as a result.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 11, 2014
In other news, the bill's proposed spending on non-renewable sources of energy went up $117.5 million over the president's request.