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Contaminated Drinking Water

Addressing Chromium-6 in Our Drinking Water

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

I've announced a series of actions EPA will take in the coming days to address chromium-6 in our drinking water. We are taking important actions to ensure that water flowing into our homes and through our communities is safe.

Water Contamination In Wyoming Could Be From Natural Gas Drilling

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal environment officials investigating drinking water contamination [1] near the ranching town of Pavillion, Wyo., have found that at least three...

Household Trash is Managed Better Than The TVA's Coal Ash

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

While your municipal government does a good job of handling your trash, the Environmental Protection Agency is supposed to protect Americans from hazardous waste. Coal ash fits the bill.