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A sea of corn or soybeans stretching across the horizon: this is the image of American farming ingrained in our collective imagination. Through advertisements and...

Dec 7, 2018 Blog Post

There are dozens of Superfund hazardous waste sites in states potentially affected by Hurricane Michael. Flooding of hazardous waste sites can result in toxic substances...

Oct 9, 2018 Blog Post

Numerous coal-fired power plants with onsite storage of coal ash waste are in the potential path of hurricanes Florence and Michael. Coal ash ponds can...

Oct 9, 2018 Blog Post

Hurricane Florence is projected to affect major agricultural regions of North Carolina and neighboring states, where manure storage in lagoons is common. Leakage from or...

Oct 9, 2018 Blog Post

In Denver, our reliance on personal vehicles harms the environment and public health. So why is it so tough to give up my car? And...

Sep 13, 2018 Blog Post

Several nuclear reactors are in areas that may be subject to flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Inspections and reviews by the U.S. Nuclear...

Sep 12, 2018 Blog Post

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
Bacteria Pollution in Texas Beaches and Waterways Threatens Public Health

From South Padre Island to Galveston Bay, and from the San Marcos River to Lake Lewisville, Texas rivers, lakes and beaches draw thousands of people...

Aug 30, 2018 Report
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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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