Clean Water

New rules instated after the Flint water crisis were heralded as the nation’s strictest, but lax enforcement and testing gaps mean all is not as it seems.
The Trump-era rule ended federal protections for hundreds of thousands of waterways and left them vulnerable to pollution from nearby development.
More than two dozen Democrats in Congress are demanding the White House pause construction on the Line 3 project and carry out new environmental studies.
The "greatest declines" in coral in the Bahamas are linked by researchers to the stony coral tissue loss disease, which may be triggered by ship traffic.
"Would we have 300,000 dead if he’d been this diligent, this persistent about our uncontrolled pandemic?" the MSNBC host asked.
Samples taken from Lake Jackson's water supply tested positive for the amoeba that's blamed for Josiah McIntyre's death.
The president has long complained that water-saving standards from 1992 make it harder for him to wash his hair.
Drowning is a leading cause of death among children — and it's on the rise. Here's how to minimize risks this summer.
As chaos grips the nation, the agency is changing water permitting rules to make it harder for states to block construction of fossil fuel pipelines.
The global lockdowns put in place to combat the coronavirus have also been dramatically reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
The Trump administration is preparing to roll back protections for millions of wetlands and streams and reverse decades-old conservation efforts.
The new water rule, finalized Thursday, will be "among this administration’s dirtiest, most dangerous deeds,” an environmental lawyer warned.
Trump claims he gets complaints about the appliances from women, calls for a return to water guzzlers.
Milk is 90% water, and as this New Mexico dairy farm learned, it's vulnerable to contamination from a group of chemicals linked to reproductive and developmental problems.
The Olympic champion opened up about parenting, water conservation and more.
An eye-opening report ranks U.S. airlines based on water quality.
The president appears to mangle American history as he repeats a false boast that the nation's air and water are the cleanest ever, then he fact-checks himself.
Environmentalists say the move would leave millions of Americans with less safe drinking water and damage wetlands that prevent flooding.
As celebrities arrived on the VMAs red carpet in New Jersey, demonstrators expressed their fury at the ongoing lead contamination problem.
Newark, New Jersey, could be the next Flint if officials do not solve the lead water crisis that’s hurting the city and its residents.