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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

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

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

Agriculture in the U.S. is dominated by large, specialized crop and animal farms. These industrial farms focus on short-term productivity, often at the cost of...

Feb 7, 2018 Blog Post
How the Practices of Industrial Agriculture Put Our Health and Environment at Risk

Agriculture in the U.S. is dominated by large, specialized crop and animal farms. These industrial farms prioritize short-term productivity without regard to harmful impacts on...

Feb 7, 2018 Report
The Impact of the Trump Administration’s EPA Budget Cuts on Montana’s Waterways

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been essential to cleaning up and protecting water quality in Montana, but the Trump administration has proposed deep cuts...

Oct 17, 2017 Report

As the nation continues to focus on the situation in Flint, another case of contaminated drinking water has emerged in Michigan, this time in a...

Oct 12, 2017 Blog Post

The floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey have receded, but the work to clean up in the storm’s aftermath has just begun. One thing left in Harvey’s...

Sep 19, 2017 Blog Post

Puget Sound is critical to the health and welfare of our families, our communities, and wildlife. For 40 years, EPA has been working to protect...

Sep 14, 2017 Blog Post

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