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If you're going to stop pollution, you first need to know that the pollution in question exists.

That's the impetus behind one of the...

Mar 22, 2012 Blog Post
Toxic Industrial Pollution and the Unfulfilled Promise of the Clean Water Act

Forty years after adoption of the federal Clean Water Act, industrial facilities continue to dump millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into America's rivers, streams,...

Mar 21, 2012 Report
Why Maryland's Manure Pollution Rules Are Failing to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Intensive chicken production on Maryland’s Eastern Shore generates large volumes of phosphorus-laden manure. Growers and farmers spread this manure on their fields as fertilizer, but...

Dec 1, 2011 Report
How Cleaning Up the Dirtiest Power Plants Will Protect Public Health

Power plants continue to release large amounts of toxic pollutants, including mercury, into our air. Mercury pollution particularly threatens fetuses and infants, who can suffer...

Nov 15, 2011 Report

Frontier Group's latest report catalogs the many governments across the world that have taken action to reduce plastic bag pollution, setting a strong example for...

Jul 19, 2011 Blog Post
Communities Around the World Take Action Against Plastic Bags

Our oceans are polluted with millions of tons of plastic trash. Throw-away plastic bags are a significant part of the problem. In this report, we...

Jul 16, 2011 Report

The summertime “dead zones” that form in the nation’s major waterbodies have turned vibrant aquatic ecosystems into barren wastelands. Controlling the nutrient pollution that fuels...

Jun 13, 2011 Blog Post

Frontier Group's latest report takes a closer look at the risks of drilling in and extracting gas from Pennsylvania's Marcellus shale -- and how close...

May 6, 2011 Blog Post
The Growing Threat of Pollution from Agriculture and Development

Runoff pollution from farms and urban areas threatens water quality in waterbodies across Wisconsin. Wisconsin's Lakes at Risk documents how manure-tainted runoff from the state's...

Apr 16, 2011 Report
The Political Power of Agribusiness and the Fouling of America’s Waterways

The agribusiness lobby is well known as one of the most powerful in Washington, D.C., and many states. Less well known is the fact that...

Feb 16, 2011 Report

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