April 24, 2017

With the third anniversary of the decision in Flint to switch water sources this coming week, Here & Now focuses on the Lead and Copper Rule.  Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards, who was at the forefront of bringing Flint to the forefront, pulls no punches, calling t...

April 13, 2017

The FAO reported that Lake Chad water levels have fallen to historically low levels since 1960.  While this fall is linked, in part, to changes in weather and precipitation frequency, it is also due to poor management stemming from regional conflict.  Poor irrigation p...

April 5, 2017


An article in the Washington Post today noted that pesticide neonicotinoids have been found for the first time in measurable quantities in drinking water.  Though neonicotinoids are not known to cause significant health effects in mammals, this discovery has once agai...

March 31, 2017

El Salvador announced this week that it was halting metals mining across the country, according to the Financial Times (sub. req.), in response to severe environmental harm caused by mining.  After winning a case at ICSID about a large gold mining concession late...

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