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The federal infrastructure bill passed by Congress in November includes funding to replace some of the lead service lines that contaminate the drinking water to...

Mar 4, 2022 Blog Post
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How PFAS put Marylanders’ health at risk, and what we can do about it

PFAS, or "forever chemicals," are used in non-stick pans, paper products, textiles, firefighting foam, electronics and other products. However, PFAS are dangerous for public health....

Dec 16, 2021 Report
U.S. map with watersheds and slaughterhouse locations

To better understand the burden of slaughterhouse pollution in waterways across the U.S., Frontier Group and Environment America Research & Policy Center mapped the location...

Dec 10, 2021 Blog Post

Industrial livestock and poultry slaughtering and processing plants ("slaughterhouses") dump huge volumes of pollution into America’s rivers, threatening our health and harming our environment. Despite...

Aug 11, 2021 Report
Pollution at our beaches and how to prevent it (2021 edition)

The Clean Water Act, adopted in 1972, set the goal of making all of our waterways safe for swimming. Nearly a half-century later, Americans visiting...

Jul 1, 2021 Report
An infrastructure plan to make our families and communities safer, healthier and more resilient

The transition to new leadership in Washington, D.C., creates the opportunity for the nation to turn the page in a new year -- not just...

Nov 24, 2020 Report

What happens when policymakers prioritize highway ribbon cutting ceremonies over repairs to critical infrastructure?

Sep 22, 2020 Blog Post

To keep swimmers safe, communities across the country have undertaken efforts to tackle pollution at beaches. Community efforts to reduce pollution have included investing in...

Aug 21, 2020 Blog Post

Yesterday we released the 2020 edition of our report Safe for Swimming? , which finds that, all too often, there are unsafe levels of pollution...

Jul 24, 2020 Blog Post
Pollution at Our Beaches and How to Prevent It

The Clean Water Act, adopted in 1972, set the goal of making all of our waterways safe for swimming. Nearly a half-century later, Americans visiting...

Jul 22, 2020 Report

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