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Dirty Water

Two-Headed Trout and a Wrong-Headed EPA Proposal

Chris Espinosa | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Chris Espinosa

As the proposal stands, EPA may be depriving citizens of a critical tool for protecting their beloved waterways.

Water, the World's Greatest Resource in Peril

James Grundvig | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
James Grundvig

Part of the problem is education. Another is coming up with solutions at the local level. Americans have a poor view and understanding of water issues here, while governments all over the world fail to regulate bottled drinking water.

How Corporate Jargon Shapes Corporate Culture

Liz Ryan | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

When I was 19, I got burnt out on waiting tables and decided to become a part-time office bunny. I stocked up on office attire and went down to Kell...

Timothy Stenovec

Spotify Sees Uptick In Songs About Boston | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology

Just as newspapers across the country paid tribute to Boston's iconic sports teams and a building hundreds of miles away was adorned with "NY ❤ B," ...

How to Solve the World Water Crisis Today

Auren Kaplan | Posted 01.21.2012 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

The LifeStraw is a life-saving technology that allows any individual to insert the straw into water, no matter how dirty, and an advanced filtration system ensures that the only liquid coming out the other end is clean, potable drinking water.

Our Global Water Crisis

Quincy Jones | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact
Quincy Jones

In developing countries, people are forced to choose between sickness or purchasing expensive packaged or bottled water from untrustworthy sources. We believe that's an unfair choice.

Gas Companies Dumping More Wastewater Into Rivers Than A Year Ago

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — Pennsylvania's natural gas drillers are still flushing vast quantities of contaminated wastewater into rivers that supply drinking wa...

Swedish Church Takes On Clean Water Crisis With Disturbing Ad (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You don't have to be a celebrity climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to bring attention to the global clean water crisis. According to Treehugger, the Swedish Ch...

"Dirty Water" and Unintended Consequences: When Doing the Right Thing Spawns Another Right Thing

Bill Sharpsteen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bill Sharpsteen

If nothing else, the city should have remembered Howard Bennett for the several billions of dollars it was forced to spend on its aging sewage treatment plant.

Legionnaire's Disease Kills 1, 300 Evacuated From Epic Hotel In Miami

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MIAMI — About 300 guests have been moved from a luxury Miami hotel after Legionnaires' disease struck at least three former guests since October...

Millions In U.S. Drink Contaminated Water, Records Show | CHARLES DUHIGG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

More than 20 percent of the nation's water treatment systems have violated key provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act over the last five years, acc...