The ban is set to go into effect in October 2014, and will be the first of its kind in the nation.
Community responses to the Elk River chemical spill draw on West Virginia's long, proud history of grassroots work for environmental and economic justice.
Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.
Efforts to curb the consumption of water are getting great results and making expensive desalination plants obsolete.
A storyteller asks what you'd do if you knew your body was part of the water web.
From snow to glacier, from river to delta, and back again. Now, that centuries-old cycle has been interrupted by the tremendous volume of water required to extract oil from the Alberta tar sands.
The economic crisis—and the rising price of gold—have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.
Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.
Protecting a 400-year-old water management system from industrial takeover is also about protecting the Southwest's future.
This PTA mom is leading the fight against toxic waste in her Texas hometown.
How the state’s fight for clean water is reshaping its political landscape.
A protest at the World Bank supported El Salvador’s attempts to put human rights above corporate rights.
The epic journey of a plastic bag from its release into the wild to ultimate destination in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Plans to restore the Elwha River on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state begin with the removal of a dam that's stood for almost a century.