clean-water

Pa.’s Shapiro joins other state AGs in challenge to ‘unlawful’ Trump EPA regulatory changes

BY: - October 28, 2019

The regulations would unlawfully hinder states’ abilities to protect water quality, the Pennsylvania Democrat and 22 of his colleagues charge.

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Toledo voters just gave legal rights to Lake Erie: That’s an important step toward keeping it clean | Opinion

BY: - September 16, 2019

Other countries have given lakes, rivers and other resources legal rights. This Ohio city is a test case on whether this approach can work in the U.S.

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How to address America’s lead crisis and provide safe drinking water for all | Opinion

BY: - September 4, 2019

We can solve this crisis with better enforcement, stricter sampling protocols, revised federal regulations and more funding for state agencies.

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Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities. That’s a challenge for public health | Opinion

BY: - May 26, 2019

rban shrinkage can be bad for drinking water in two ways: through aging infrastructure and reduced water demand.

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Laugh at the Eastern hellbender? It’s proof that students can make a difference | Capital-Star letters

BY: - May 1, 2019

I hope our work will inspire future generations of student leaders.