Claire Neaton and Emma Privat are supporting their community by protecting a way of life and Alaskan salmon.
Contaminated soil excavated from the Housatonic River potentially could be dumped in Berkshire neighborhoods under the terms of a pending settlement.
The District of Columbia has released the first steps of a plan to clean up a legacy of toxic contaminants on the bottom of the Anacostia River.
Federal health authorities have declared an end to three E. coli outbreaks traced to romaine lettuce grown in California's Salinas Valley.
The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"