Water Quality in the Shenandoah Valley

Virginia’s efforts to restore the health of the scenic Shenandoah River are failing because of toothless and absent cleanup plans, a lack of regulations on the livestock industry, and inadequate… Read more

Formaldehyde Air Pollution In Houston

Air pollution monitoring conducted by the Houston Health Department in 2019 and 2020 recorded levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, along the Houston Ship Channel that pose health risks to… Read more

Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Maryland’s Landfills

The Environmental Integrity Project’s examination of state and federal data reveals that Maryland’s municipal waste landfills release far more greenhouse gases than was previously thought, making these landfills the single… Read more

Environmental Justice and Refinery Pollution

A 2015 federal Clean Air Act rule requires oil refineries to install air pollution monitors at their boundaries to identify benzene emissions escaping into surrounding neighborhoods. Whenever the monitoring results… Read more

Troubled Waters for LNG

According to EIP's analysis, at least 10 proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects that have been approved for construction by regulators are now delayed by at least a year,… Read more

Stormwater Backup in the Chesapeake Region

During a time of growing rainfall, flooding, and runoff pollution caused by climate change and increasing development, this report documents how Pennsylvania and Maryland have gone backwards in their efforts… Read more