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Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath touch on numerous issues that have been the focus of Frontier Group research over the years. The following is a...

Aug 30, 2017 Blog Post
The Impact of the Trump Administration’s EPA Budget Cuts on the Delaware River Basin

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been essential to cleaning up and protecting water quality in the Delaware River watershed, but the Trump administration has...

Aug 29, 2017 Report

Drainage from abandoned mines is the primary cause of pollution in the headwaters of the Schuylkill River, as old mines in eastern Pennsylvania leak acid...

Aug 29, 2017 Blog Post

What impact would the Trump EPA budget, or lesser cuts proposed by Congress, have on the health of America’s waterways? This week, we launch...

Aug 28, 2017 Blog Post

Our new report, Catching the Rain , written with Environment Texas Research & Policy Center, identifies an environmentally-friendly, low-cost solution to threats to water quality...

Feb 15, 2017 Blog Post
How Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Flooding and Improve Water Quality in Texas

Flooding has caused significant damage in Texas in recent years, and pollution from stormwater runoff poses a persistent threat to local waterways. As more land...

Feb 14, 2017 Report

America’s agricultural system increasingly produces unhealthy food at significant cost to our environment and our health. These costs are paid by eaters and taxpayers –...

Dec 6, 2016 Blog Post

In recent days new research has emerged that specifically highlights fracking’s impact on reproductive health, and adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that...

Oct 26, 2015 Blog Post

FracFocus’ long-awaited decision to open the data for broader use allowed us to develop an estimate of the amount of chemicals used in fracking on...

Sep 10, 2015 Blog Post
The Environmental Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing on Land Owned by the University of Texas System

As the state’s flagship educational institution and a significant landholder, the University of Texas has a particular responsibility to protect the environment, Texas’ special places...

Sep 8, 2015 Report

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