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Johnson County, Indiana, A Trump Supported County, Confronts EPA on Rash of Childhood Cancer Cases 

By: Sharon Franklin When their children in Johnson County, a suburban Indianapolis community fell ill with cancer, no one had heard of Glioblastoma, Ewing’s Sarcoma, or Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Now, families in a county that voted overwhelmingly for President Trump are making demands of his administration that collide directly with one of his main agendas: [...]

Exclusive: Trump EPA won’t limit 2 toxic chemicals in drinking water

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The Trump administration will not set a drinking water limit for two toxic chemicals that are contaminating millions of Americans' tap water. Read more.

Bozeman superfund site nears delisting, city aims for redevelopment

After decades of cleanup, a 60-acre Superfund site that city staff said curtailed improvement along a stretch of north Bozeman is set to break from the title of contaminated grounds. Read More.

Navy Denies Claims Linked to Contaminated Water

The U.S. Navy is denying thousands of claims from service members and their families who were exposed to contaminated drinking water decades ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Read More.

Done begging govt to do its job

According to a review by the Center for Health and Environmental Justice, ATSDR found that ten of twenty dioxin samples in soil exceeded its Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide levels. Read More.

How Humans Get in the Way of Clean Water

There are many cheap and effective ways to provide safe water to the world’s poor regions. But projects often fail due to inadequate planning, maintenance or persuasive power Read more.

Federal Shutdown May Have Far Reaching Implications for Superfund

As the federal government shutdown enters its fourth week, environmental cleanups are starting to feel the effects. Read more.

Reps. Kildee, Fitzpatrick Launch Congressional PFAS Task Force

Washington — House lawmakers are launching a new task force devoted to PFAS issues Wednesday, aiming to craft bipartisan legislation related to the crisis and press for more funding for research and to clean up contaminated sites. Read more.

How This Entrepreneur Is Taking On America’s Water Crisis

Harvard alum, an accomplished entrepreneur, data scientist, and businesswoman, Doll Avant is now taking on America’s water crisis. Read more.

Confirmation Hearing for New EPA Head and Regulatory Capture

By: Daisy Clennon This past Wednesday, the 16th of January, was Andrew Wheeler’s EPA confirmation hearing. The hearing came at a controversial moment: in the midst of the longest-ever government shutdown, and with no immediate reason to confirm the acting administrator as the official EPA head. For this reason, the hearing was criticized by Democrats [...]

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