A family of man-made chemicals that can contaminate water, called PFAS, has been front and center in the news, across the United States and in Wisconsin.
When the Trump administration ends - whether that be in 12 months, five years or, god forbid, longer than that somehow - one of its lasting legacies will be the dismantling of environmental protections.
Just before dawn in January 2018, 27 barges were floating like a net along the banks of the Ohio River, downstream of the city of Pittsburgh.
Anthony Wolkiewicz had his picture taken with Fred Rogers while working at WQED in 1977.
The contamination of US drinking water with manmade "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a report on Wednesday by an environmental watchdog group.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up a pair of cases arising from the 2014 Flint water crisis, allowing city residents to pursue a lawsuit against city and state officials over the water contamination.
Last month, high tides in San Francisco Bay washed up onto the shoreline of a large former pharmaceutical company in Richmond. A few hours later, the outgoing tide pulled contamination - including pesticides, toxic chemicals and radioactive waste - off the industrial land and into the Bay.
The Department of Defense is polluting the environment with toxic chemicals by continuing to incinerate a vast stockpile of firefighting foam in a move environmentalists say is in breach of new regulations.
Bangladesh has 700 rivers integral to the country's culture, but many of them are dying.
Chemicals used in refrigerators and freezers may have been responsible for half of Arctic climate change in the past 50 to 60 years, scientists say.
Whether rural Pakistan or the Salinas Valley, neglect and injustice pervade farm work. Environmental scientists, policymakers and citizens need to step up for the workers who feed our nation.
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