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Although states suing each other over cross-boundary water pollution is nothing new, it is somewhat more novel to have a city sue an international body. This may soon be the case, as Imperial Beach, CA has threatened to sue the International Boundary and Water Commissi...

As Flint’s water crisis seems to be finally dwindling down with lead levels below the federal safety standard for the past year, five of its water resource sites will be closing next month. Residents may soon be able to turn on their taps and receive drinkable water wi...

Over a third of Earth’s largest aquifers are “stressed,” or being utilized unsustainably based on a 2015 study by researchers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) using data from NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites. An aquifer is...

Last Thursday, Israel and Palestine entered into a new “water-sharing” plan which may provide some level of relief to several Palestinian territories, according to the Los Angeles Times. Israel is set to sell 8.7 billion gallons of water to the West Bank and the Gaza S...


On July 7, in a move seen as favorable by both environmental activists and industry leaders alike, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law giving Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) the ability to regulate “beneficial uses” of dredging sediment....

In the most recent update to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), D.C. District Court Judge James Boasberg held that the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) failed to perform an adequate environmental study when approving of the project’s stretch over the Misso...

British trade association Scottish Renewables and utility Scottish Water Ltd. claim that capturing heat from Britain’s age-old sewers system could provide carbon-free heat for more than one-third of London residents, according to a Bloomberg News report. Britain’s sewa...

A June 8 report published in collaboration by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute at Northeastern University shows that drinking water in 27 states have unsafe levels of chemicals linked to cancer, thyroi...

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