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Nearly Three Years After Chemical Spill, West Virginia Wants Its Water Back

Donald Cohen | Posted 10.28.2016 | Politics
Donald Cohen

When corporations buy or operate water utilities, the public loses control over water and the decisions that go into providing it.

Aging Utilities Killing Americans and Their Future

Pat LaMarche | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

About a hundred first responders are meeting in Long Beach, California this week to discuss -- among other things -- the state of the nation's infrastructure.

Who Protects the People Once Their Water's Been Poisoned?

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green
Pat LaMarche

All in all, the assault upon the water 300,000 West Virginians use to -- or used to use to -- drink, prepare food, wash themselves and their belongings may go unpunished.

Outrage Files: Private Water Company Squeezes Elderly N.J. Woman for Every Last Drop

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

State legislatures in New Jersey and elsewhere must tackle the issue of negligence and overcharging by private water companies and get to the bottom of cases like Ms. Sochanski's and about 1,000 other homeowners in Camden who are currently facing property liens.

When it Comes to Water, the Land Down Under Is Way on Top of the US

Jim Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim Lauria

Our friends Down Under are light years ahead of the U.S. on some key water issues, and we need to catch up quickly.

Water Conservation: Get it While It's Hot

Michael Deane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Deane

According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, more than 36 states expect water shortages by 2013, so getting involved now is critical to protecting this resource for generations.

Water: Don't Lose It, Reuse It!

Michael Deane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Deane

It's hard for many to process the fact that although 70 percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water, we can only access about one percent as po...

Water Environment Protection Efforts Must Be Collaborative

Michael Deane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Deane

Let me ask you a question. When someone asks where your water comes from, do you point to your kitchen faucet, or does your mind go to the lake 30 min...