Emails Reveal: As Citizens Drink Contaminated Water, State Workers Drink Bottled During Crisis

Recently-released emails show that the state was working to provide purified water to state office building employees while ignoring the citizens.


300 Plumbers Volunteer to Help Those Affected by Flint Water Crisis

Many people have been coming out in droves to help and support Flint, Michigan, residents affected by the water crisis, including a group of plumbers.


Tribe Donates $10,000 to Help Save Flint, Michigan Residents from Toxic Water

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians from Manistee, Michigan is donating $10,000 to assist in providing clean water to Flint, Michigan residents.


West Coast is Seeing Record Catches Thanks to Environmentalists and Activists

With the help of activists and environmentalists, groundfish that were dying off fast are now returning to the West Coast.


High Lead Levels in Children Spark State of Emergency in Michigan

A state of emergency has been declared in Flint, Michigan, where hundreds of children have tested positive for dangerously high levels of lead.


Senate Votes to Phase out Plastic, Environmentally-Destructive Microbeads in 2017

The U.S. Senate unanimously voted recently to phase out the use of plastic microbeads in soaps, body washes, and other personal care products starting in 2017.


New Desalination Plant Creates 50 Million Gallons of Drinkable Water Daily

The water crisis in California might soon be over due to a $1 billion dollar water desalination plant that was in the works for 20 years.


Will Sugar Soon be Genetically Modified to ‘Help Fight Skin Cancer?’

Will a rare form of sugar known as L-fucose soon be genetically engineered in order to ‘help treat skin cancer?’


California’s Water Crisis Forces Court to Rescind $4.6 Million Water Extraction Fee Refund

A Northern California water district legally charged a smaller competitor millions in extraction fees for drawing water from wells on its own property.


Actor Mark Ruffalo Blasts Monsanto CEO After CBS Interview

Actor Mark Ruffalo got the chance to tell the CEO of Monsanto, Hugh Grant, how horrible Monsanto is for human life and the environment.


Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Nestlé from Stealing 1,838,451,342 Gallons of Water in CA

Environmental groups filed a suit against the United States Forest Service, demanding it stop Nestlé from taking the water.


Flint, Michigan Residents File Federal Lawsuit for Lead Contamination of Water

Citizens of Flint, Michigan have filed a federal class action lawsuit accusing the city government of exposing them to water with high levels of lead.


Could This New Method of Water Retention Save California from the Drought?

Researchers are testing a new method for capturing excess water flows during California’s rainy season by diverting it from rivers into a network of canals.


Sacramento Water Utility Hid Carcinogens in Drinking Water

Sacramento water utility officials exposed residents to dangerously high levels of carcinogenic disinfection byproducts for a year without their knowledge.


$1 Billion ‘Toilet to Tap’ Wastewater Recycling Plants Proposed in Southern CA

Southern California’s largest water importer is working towards a $1 billion plan to purify wastewater into potable drinking water.


Someone Sued DuPont for Poisoning the Drinking Water and Won

DuPont has been dumping the chemical, Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), into the water supply for decades, igniting many lawsuits. Now, someone won.


Town in India Invaded by Toxic Waste Clouds

Fluffy white clouds of toxic waste have invaded the streets of Bangalore, snowy froth that is the result of a toxic stew of chemicals in the lakes.