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The current oil crash could soon mean hundreds, or even thousands more abandoned drilling sites. Who will pay to clean up the mess?

Apr 3, 2020 Blog Post

As America and the world enter the 2020s, our collective problems – from global warming to plastic pollution to political polarization to the persistence of...

Dec 23, 2019 Blog Post

A note to readers regarding corrections to our recently released report, Safe for Swimming? Water Quality at our Beaches.

Aug 2, 2019 Blog Post

Across the country, thousands of miles of waterways are threatened by at least one of five major potential sources of contamination: coal ash pits, oil...

Apr 16, 2019 Blog Post

The Keystone Pipeline has already suffered multiple spills, including a 210,000-gallon spill in November 2017. A geographic analysis of the pipeline finds that it likely...

Feb 22, 2019 Blog Post
Toxic Threats to Our Rivers, Lakes, and Streams

Our lakes, rivers, streams and creeks provide us with water to drink, give character to our most beautiful natural places, and give us places to...

Feb 7, 2019 Report
Insights from the Interactive Online Map and Recommendations

The Delaware River basin is unique. And uniquely important. Yet, industry, urban development, agriculture, transportation of fossil fuels and many other activities pose serious threats...

Dec 20, 2018 Report

Why should we worry that rivers and bayous in the middle of our cities be safe enough for swimming? A better question might be: Why...

Sep 7, 2018 Blog Post
Interactive Map

The Delaware River basin is an important source of clean water for drinking, wildlife and recreation. However, the region’s waterways face a variety of threats...

Jul 31, 2018 Report

The interactivemap brings together more than 5,000 data points from more than a dozen federal, state and local government databases to provide as complete a...

Jul 31, 2018 Blog Post

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