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The Gulf Coast Power Association is an energy group with a diverse list of members from Shell to SolarCity. At their fall conference in Austin earlier this month, Texas A&M climatologist John Neilsen-Gammon presented on...

Handing over the keys to the automakers hasn’t worked to maximize safety before, and it likely won’t work this time either.

America’s institutions of higher education can play a leadership role in the fight to prevent the worst impacts of global warming by setting a goal to meet all their energy needs with clean renewable resources....

Frontier Group has created a map of Superfund sites in Puerto Rico. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, some of these sites may pose a risk to human health and the environment.

In early September, my personal information - Social Security number, birthdate, address - and that of 143 million other users, was compromised in the Equifax security breach. This has been the icing on...

While Boston continued to add jobs in 2016, the number of people reporting that they took transit to jobs in the city actually declined for the first time since the end of the Great Recession....

Volatile chemicals caused an explosion at the Arkema Crosby chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, on August 31, 2017. They exploded after the plant lost power due to Hurricane Harvey, which turned off the refrigerators that...

Reports indicate that flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey spilled at least 31 million gallons of raw sewage in Texas, but likely spilled far more. That’s the equivalent of every person in Houston flushing a toilet...

Florida’s sewage systems are already strained by the Florida coast’s rapidly growing population. City growth policies encourage housing and economic development without updating necessary infrastructure. In many of the state’s biggest coastal cities, sewer systems...

The floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey have receded, but the work to clean up in the storm’s aftermath has just begun. One thing left in Harvey’s wake is a tremendous amount of debris -- people’s belongings...

Puget Sound is critical to the health and welfare of our families, our communities, and wildlife. For 40 years, EPA has been working to protect Puget Sound and its watershed from threats like stormwater, sewer...

While reforming commuter benefits at the federal level should be the end goal, the best place to start addressing commuter parking may be in the cities that bear the burden of our current policies in...

Texas’ oil and gas regulator, the Railroad Commission of Texas, has received reports of spilled oil, gas, and other fluids from at least 20 locations, involving thousands of barrels of oil and produced water. We...

Officials are still trying to confirm whether Texas floodwaters have spread contamination from the toxic waste sites known as “Superfund sites” to residential areas. The Environmental Protection Agency says 13 Superfund sites were flooded and...

Frontier Group has created a map of toxic sites and nuclear plants in the path of Hurricane Irma. Under severe weather conditions, some of these sites may pose a risk to human health and the...

In the 1980s, the EPA recommended that fishermen avoid eating any fish caught in Waukegan Harbor, just north of Chicago, to avoid exposure to toxic PCBs. The PCB contamination of Waukegan Harbor created what the...

Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath touch on numerous issues that have been the focus of Frontier Group research over the years. The following is a list of Frontier Group resources that may be useful to...

Drainage from abandoned mines is the primary cause of pollution in the headwaters of the Schuylkill River, as old mines in eastern Pennsylvania leak acid and heavy metals into the river. One waterbody that suffered...

What impact would the Trump EPA budget, or lesser cuts proposed by Congress, have on the health of America’s waterways? This week, we launch a new report series, Rough Waters Ahead , written with...

As Harvey moves toward the coast, we can hope for a best-case scenario in which the storm weakens or misses its mark. But even if we avoid disaster, the fossil fuel infrastructure of the Gulf...

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