DEQ May OK More Duke Energy Coal Ash Leaks

August 30, 2016

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Seeks to Permit Duke Energy’s Leaks of Coal Ash Polluted Wastewater into the Dan River and Roanoke River Basin Released by Kathleen Sullivan, Three new permits proposed by the […]

NASA Study Analyzes Four Corners Methane Sources

August 15, 2016

Released by Alan Buis, Jet Propulsion Laboratory In an extensive airborne survey, a NASA-led team has analyzed a previously identified “hot spot” of methane emissions in the Four Corners region of the United States, quantifying both […]

Melting Ice Sheet Could Release Frozen Cold War-era Waste

August 4, 2016

Released by Lauren Lipuma (, Katy Human (, Sandra McLean (, and Kathryn Dunkelman ( Climate change could remobilize abandoned hazardous waste thought to be buried forever beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet, new research finds. Camp Century, a US military base built […]

Study Maps Hidden Water Pollution on US Coast

August 4, 2016

Released by Alan Buis (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and Pam Frost Gorder (The Ohio State University) Coastal waters and near-shore groundwater supplies along more than a fifth of coastlines in the continental United States are vulnerable […]

Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink

February 4, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor In a recent interview by Stephen Colbert, Erin Brockovich’s brought to light that the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is “just the tip of the iceberg” and a “national crisis.” During the […]