Don’t Believe the “Job Killer” Hype

As incoming President Donald Trump prepares to appoint an EPA Administrator based on claims that environmental regulations “kill jobs,” a new report that synthesizes decades of economics research documents that… Read more

Arsenic in California Drinking Water

More than three years after the federal government found California in noncompliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, 95 public water systems serving more than 55,000 people across the state… Read more

Toxic Wastewater from Coal Plants

Coal-fired power plants account for almost a third of the toxic pollution discharged to our rivers and streams from all industrial sources, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)--… Read more

Breakdowns in Air Quality

More than 68 million pounds of mostly illegal air pollution poured from 679 facilities in Texas during 3,421 incidents of breakdowns and maintenance in 2015. This report, by the Environmental… Read more

Don’t Drink the Water

The federal Safe Drinking Water Act has required public water supplies to limit arsenic concentrations in drinking water to no more than 10 parts per billion (ppb) since 2006, in… Read more

Mercury Falling

Mercury pollution from U.S. power plants plummeted by 54 percent between 2004 and 2014, with the improvement driven by air pollution control laws and a shift to natural gas and… Read more