The Supreme Court will hear arguments early next month in a major environment case concerning the Clean Water Act.
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority revealed its plans to reduce sewage overflows by 7 billion gallons by 2036.
The original definition of “waters of the United States" mainly covered large rivers, their tributaries, and adjacent wetlands. Thursday's repeal will soon be followed by a rule change, and the replacement text would basically revert to the '70s-level protections.
Meanwhile, environmental groups like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation say the move is an "assault" on clean water.
CBF said Pennsylvania's plan falls woefully short of its nitrogen reduction goal and includes a funding gap of more than $320 million per year.
After a chemical spill earlier last week in northern Indiana, the Portage Port Authority said it's planning to file a lawsuit against the steel company involved for violating the Clean Water Act.
By keeping Americans focused on the climate benefits of gas vs. coal, industry seeks to delay a broader debate of the deficits of gas vs. renewables.
Lessons from environmental and economic restoration efforts in the Ruhr Valley could help usher Appalachia into a new era.
Study finds decreasing lead in topsoil coincides with reductions in children's blood levels, which suggests playing around the dirt may be an important source of the toxic for children