Clean Water

The ruling will have “significant repercussions for water quality and flood control" across the U.S., conservative Justice Brett Kavanaugh warned in his dissent.
The Biden administration is considering how to cut water resources to states that rely on the Colorado River amid decades of drought.
More than 8,100 gallons of a latex solution were released into a storm drain following an equipment failure at a manufacturing facility in Bristol.
The state used preliminary results from railroad-funded sampling to declare that East Palestine's drinking water was safe in the wake of the toxic spill.
Rep. John Duarte (R-Calif.) paid a hefty fine for plowing federally protected streams and wetlands on his farm. He now sits on the House subcommittee with jurisdiction over water resources.
Federal courts had thrown out the Trump-era policy that left hundreds of thousands of small streams and other waterways vulnerable to pollution.
The federal government hopes to appoint an interim third party in charge of managing the problem with Jackson's water system.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it is investigating whether Mississippi state agencies discriminated against the state’s majority-Black capital city by refusing to fund improvements for its failing water system.
Residents of the majority-Black city were exposed to lead when the city pulled water from the Flint River without treating it.
Studies have repeatedly shown that ending public administration of water supplies doesn’t work — but that’s now on the table in Mississippi.