Flammable and bubbling drinking water was coming out of taps at two residences near Fort Worth, Texas; EPA testing found methane and benzene.
Underwater vehicles will be used by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and other university scientists to learn if the Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected animals in the Gulf of Mexico; the public is invited to take a look via the Dive and Discover website.
Current water quality monitoring looks only at the surface, according to Avner Vengosh, Duke professor of geochemistry and water quality.
Grassroots campaign engages artists and people across the globe to deepen understanding of possible climate change effects.
Study shows pollutant levels in soil collected from Mount Everest glacier were acceptable for most trace elements; arsenic and cadmium exceeded drinking water standards.
Pilot plant will help identify best ways to purify Hudson River water.
The microsite shares information related to the identity and common uses of the additives and constituents generally involved in the hydraulic fracturing process.
EPA's nutrient criteria rule is set to be finalized Sunday; recently elected Florida leaders want more time to analyze the rule's effect on residents.
The Fertilizer Institute and other agricultural groups are urged senators to stop S. 1816 because of its precedent-setting language.
Texas Tech researcher Moira Ridley said her experiments with strontium and nanoparticles of titanium dioxide revealed subtle differences depending on particle size.
Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed say they’re willing to pay more now to ensure long-term access to clean water.
The 25-year plan advances potential future contingency resources, such as stormwater capture and seawater desalination.
The effort is expected to create a LEED-style program for water conservation.
New York-based Riverkeeper filed a petition to force the creation of federal standards for the disposal of cement kiln dust, which can be harmful to water quality.
The plan includes benchmarks to track progress against such priorities as reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting America's waters.
North America’s largest lead producer will shut down its Herculaneum lead smelter by Dec. 31, 2013 and provide an initial $8.14 million in financial assurance to guarantee cleanup work.
Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the law would add a new category of "restricted electronic waste" that cannot be exported from the United States to developing nations, such as Ghana.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, formerly MMS, has developed rules for offshore oil and gas operations in federal waters that require operators to develop and follow a 13-point Safety and Environmental Management System.
New disposal regulations may prevent pharmaceuticals from reaching drinking water sources.