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Clean Air and Water

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

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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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
Millions of Americans Breathe Polluted Air

In 2016, 73 million Americans experienced more than 100 days of degraded air quality. That is equal to more than three months of the year...

Jun 27, 2018 Report

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

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