Trump leaves office with a legal record among the worst in modern presidential history. Now the Biden administration faces a complicated legal landscape as it tries to undo the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks.
The owner of an oil processing company in Flint is accused of violating the Clean Water Act. Robert Massey faces a felony charge for allegedly telling employees to illegally dump contaminants into the city's sewer system.
Federal regulators and West Virginia agencies are rewriting environmental rules again to pave the way for construction of a major natural gas pipeline across Appalachia, even after an appeals court blocked the pipeline for the second time.
Inadequately treated human waste from 79 treatment plants is a growing cause of a breakdown in the Puget Sound ecosystem causing unnatural explosions of jellyfish and smelly algae. Technology exists to properly treat the sewage. It’s employed at just one local sewage-treatment plant.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.