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Drinking Water Contamination

Kate Sheppard

EPA: Fracking Linked To Some Water Contamination, But Not A Lot | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released a much-anticipated study of whether hydraulic fracturing contaminates drinking ...

Camp Lejeune Coming Clean After Nearly 30 Years

AP | By ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 07.18.2013 | Green

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Purple wildflowers sprout in abundance around the bright-yellow pipe, one of several jutting from the sandy soil in this u...

Toxic 'Erin Brockovich' Chemical Found In Tap Water Of 31 U.S. Cities

The Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium-6, first gained notoriety when the film "Erin Brockovich" highlighted the plight of Hinkley, California, w...

Weighing Safety Of Weed Killer In Drinking Water, EPA Relies Heavily On Industry-Backed Studies

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Companies with a financial interest in a weed-killer sometimes found in drinking water paid for thousands of studies federal regulators are using to a...