State regulators have known about multiple discharges of likely carcinogen 1,4 dioxane into the Haw for almost two years, DEQ records show.
In June 1969, a Time Magazine article garnered national attention when it brought to light the water quality conditions in Ohio: a river had literally caught fire.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday considered the reach of the Clean Water Act, debating how it applies to pollutants that reach the sea and other protected waters indirectly, through groundwater.
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice today of its intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly "failing to protect Hawaiian waters contaminated by plastic pollution."
Maui Mayor Michael Victorino said on October 18 that he will not settle a Clean Water Act lawsuit that holds national implications for water pollution permitting.
"Beekeeping has been something I've done for all my life. It's one of those things that gets in your blood and once it's in your blood, it's hard to shake it."
How powerful institutions are criminalizing populations by locking people up and deeming them undeserving of clean air, water and healthy housing.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.