The Puyallup Tribe has notified Electron Hydro that the tribe intends to file a lawsuit over ongoing violations of the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act because of fish-killing operations of the Electron Dam and pollution of the Puyallup River.
Hundreds of dams are planned within global protected areas, a prospect that threatens people, plants and animals that rely on the life-giving waters of free-flowing rivers.
To speed up infrastructure projects, the government has issued a new regulation on eminent domain that will make it easier to take over community lands.
Across the county, dams are increasingly becoming a relic of America's infrastructural past.
EPA seeks to keep Columbia and Lower Snake rivers from cooking salmon. It won't be easy, water experts say.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.