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Clean Air and Water

Ten years ago, one million tons of toxic waste spilled into the Clinch and Emory Rivers in Tennessee, forcing evacuations, devastating a river and a...

May 9, 2018 Blog Post
Coal Ash Ponds Put Our Waterways at Risk

When coal-fired power plants burn coal, they leave behind toxic ash waste. Often, this ash waste is stored in uncovered ponds that are susceptible to...

Apr 30, 2018 Report

There is a better way. And if the auto industry’s short-sighted and ham-handed attack on tailpipe emissions standards helps the rest of us to visualize...

Apr 4, 2018 Blog Post

For the Clean Water Act to successfully protect our waterways, facilities must follow the law … and face accountability if they don’t. Our recent report,...

Mar 29, 2018 Blog Post
Industrial Pollution Still Threatens American Waterways

America’s waterways provide us with drinking water, places to fish and swim, and critical habitat for wildlife – when they are clean and protected. Since...

Mar 15, 2018 Report

We worked with PennEnvironment to identify Allegheny County’s Toxic Ten – the 10 active facilities emitting the most toxic air pollution in the county. These...

Feb 27, 2018 Blog Post
Moving From Destructive Consumption to a Zero-Waste System

The U.S. produces immense amounts of trash. Currently, we extract natural resources to make products that we buy, use – usually briefly – and ultimately...

Feb 12, 2018 Report

At Frontier Group, we provide information and ideas to help America bring its resources to bear on the problems that matter most. Here's what we've...

Dec 21, 2017 Blog Post

Under Scott Pruitt, the EPA's enforcement of environmental laws has dropped sharply - and the result is an unravelling of environmental protections that is putting...

Dec 20, 2017 Blog Post

Pittsburgh has a wet weather problem. As a result of sprawling development, an increasing portion of the Pittsburgh area is impervious, meaning that instead of...

Dec 1, 2017 Blog Post

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