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IT'S OFFICIAL: Poop In Miami Beach Waters Causing SoBe Swimmer's Advisory Warning

Grant Stern | Posted 09.18.2016 | Green
Grant Stern

Florida officials have concluded that swimming in the waters of South Beach is hazardous due to human feces in the waters, with the most likely culpri...

Senator Kirk, If You Are Not Addressing Climate Change, You Are Not Addressing the Health of the Great Lakes

Henry Henderson | Posted 06.26.2016 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Throughout his time in Congress, he has cast himself as a defender of the Great Lakes. But a decisive vote to prevent the EPA from enforcing efforts to cut carbon pollution puts Senator Kirk in the camp of folks trying to kill the most essential tool to safeguard the Lakes over the long-term.

Plague Plots -- Dispatches From Albert Camus

Joseph Cooper | Posted 01.03.2015 | Books
Joseph Cooper

A hands-on doctor tries to get public officials to recognize infestations as bubonic and pneumonic plagues. Can a novel's depictions inform discussions about Ebola?

Plague Plots - Dispatches from Gabriel García Márquez

Joseph Cooper | Posted 12.30.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

Can the accounts and depictions transmitted by Love in the Time of Cholera help us cope with Ebola?

Chinese Water Management: Supply, Demand, and a Changing Climate

Peter Neill | Posted 12.27.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

If you accept that water is the most valuable commodity on earth, then there is no financial argument against its production at whatever cost. Hopefully the world, regardless of national aspiration, political ideology, and systems of governance, will come to that conclusion in time to assuage our thirst for survival.

Acts of God? Creative Interpretations During Flooding: Unlike a Good Neighbor...

Kevin Walsh | Posted 10.15.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

The following was originally posted in Kevin's blog, MyMediaDiary.com. I-696 and I-75 in Royal Oak, Michigan I remember the feeling of helplessnes...

Gov. Snyder's Casual Response to #Floodageddon Is Michigan's 'Katrina'

Brian Stone | Posted 10.13.2014 | Detroit
Brian Stone

Just like New Orleans' infamous sea wall, Gov. Snyder's drought of action in Detroit is rising to Katrina-levels of neglect.

Dead Zones: Connecting the Dots

Philippe Cousteau | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Philippe Cousteau

Everyone in the watershed lives within a few miles of one of these tributaries, which are like pipelines from these communities to the Bay. Throughout the watershed, degraded streams and rivers are affecting everything from tourism to cultural heritage.

'Green News Report' - September 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - August 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - August 8, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

How EPA Could Ruin Your Summer Vacation

Steve Fleischli | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Steve Fleischli

Too many of America's beaches are sick -- and they're passing on their illnesses to families across the country. It shouldn't be this way.

Time to Recognize the Rights of Nature

Terry Tamminen | Posted 06.17.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

As the World Bank warns, a possible 4 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures by the 2060s will lead to a "transition of the Earth's ecosystems into a state unknown in human experience."

Sex and the City Sewer

OnEarth | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Melissa Mahony, OnEarth We spent our first Valentine's Day together at a Michelin-starred restaurant on one of New York City's trendiest streets. ...

Fiscal Cliff Threatens Environmental Protections That Voters Supported

Frances Beinecke | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

If Congress fails to reach an agreement, automatic, across-the-board spending cuts would kick in, making it much harder for the government to deliver the health and environmental protections people value. We would feel these punishing cuts in our daily lives.

Lynne Peeples

Hurricane Sandy Spills Sewage, Triggers Toxic Troubles

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Raw sewage, industrial chemicals and floating debris filled flooded waterways around New York City on Tuesday. Left in the wake of Hurr...

40 Years Ago Clean Water Act Transformed How America Views Water, Time to Do It Again

Peter Lehner | Posted 12.18.2012 | Green
Peter Lehner

We still have a lot of work to do, but there is no doubt that our water is safer to fish from and cleaner to swim in than it was when Congress passed this law. Yet even as we continue to make progress, it is time for another transformative change.

Snow Joke: Skiers To Glide On Frozen Sewer Water

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.28.2012 | Small Business

Pure as the freshly driven ... sewage? This winter the Arizona Snowbowl resort will reportedly make its artificial snow from reclaimed sewage water...

Lynne Peeples

'Too Gross For Words': Sewage Still Spews Into Waterways As Clean Water Act Turns 40

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.27.2012 | Green

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- With each steady stroke, John Lipscomb inched the canoe deeper into an infamous urban waterway. The water surrounding the boat grew ...

'Green News Report' - April 5, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama pushe...

'Green News Report' - April 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Biden slams...

'Green News Report' - March 29, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another big...

New York City Commits to Green Solution for Sewage Overflows

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Peter Lehner

In New York, green infrastructure is going to play a transformative role. But the story is much bigger than that.

The Biggest Infrastructure Project You've Probably Never Heard Of

Adam Clampitt | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC
Adam Clampitt

While most residents, including myself, take water for granted, I have quickly learned that D.C. Water is perhaps the most important utility in our region. Without clean water, our lives would grind to a halt.

Lynne Peeples

More Than Meets The Eye: Hurricane Irene's Health Risks Likely To Linger

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

Hurricane Irene's powerful one-two punch of high winds and heavy rainfall will undoubtedly result in dangerous airborne debris, fallen trees and flash...