- Report: Swells affected Puerto Rico glowing lagoon Updated: Dec-06-13 5:25 pm
- CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects Updated: Dec-06-13 4:29 pm
- Md. seeks $100,000 fine for Pilot fuel tank leaks Updated: Dec-06-13 3:59 pm
- Judge signs off on Fort Belknap water plan Updated: Dec-05-13 2:56 pm
- Correction: Logging Lawsuit story Updated: Dec-05-13 2:19 pm
- Judge denies appeal in river arrest case Updated: Dec-05-13 1:13 pm
- US ag secretary touts farm efforts in bay cleanup Updated: Dec-05-13 12:19 pm
- Cedar Rapids pays state for trout stream fish kill Updated: Dec-05-13 5:04 am
- Saltwater leak on Mont.-ND border cleaned up Updated: Dec-04-13 12:50 pm
- Argentina grapples with its most polluted river Updated: Dec-04-13 10:15 am
- Addis man ordered to pay expenses in federal case Updated: Dec-04-13 10:14 am
- Eurasian ruffe DNA found in southern Lake Michigan Updated: Dec-03-13 9:10 pm
- Chafee tours storm water tunnel deep under RI Updated: Dec-03-13 5:37 pm
- Idaho fish farm settles pollution case with EPA Updated: Dec-03-13 11:49 am
- DNR says mile-long manure spill nearly cleaned up Updated: Dec-03-13 10:25 am
- Japan proposes more steps to store Fukushima water Updated: Dec-03-13 10:17 am
- Pilot who struck Bay Bridge won't get license back Updated: Dec-03-13 8:28 am
- Ohio State drains Mirror Lake for study Updated: Dec-03-13 6:17 am
- Fetus found at northeast Ohio wastewater plant Updated: Dec-03-13 5:58 am
- Water treatment plant to be built in Jackson Co. Updated: Dec-03-13 5:34 am
- Kan. wastewater official sentenced to probation Updated: Dec-03-13 5:04 am
- Oklahoma adopts California-style quake precautions Updated: Dec-02-13 4:37 pm
- EPA to Enbridge: No extension on Mich. river work Updated: Dec-02-13 3:26 pm
- Mead budget includes $3M for orphaned Wyo. wells Updated: Dec-02-13 2:01 pm
- DOE committed to evaluating pollution at Oak Ridge Updated: Dec-02-13 12:13 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A popular lagoon that glows at night off Puerto Rico's northeast coast has lit up once again as scientists wrap up their investigation into why it went dark last month, officials said Friday.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The Maryland Department of the Environment is seeking a $100,000 fine from truck stop operator Pilot Flying J for alleged water pollution from leaky underground fuel tanks near Hagerstown.
HELENA, Montana - The Fort Belknap Indian reservation's tribal government must pay a $1,500 fine, bolster oversight of its utility, and follow a strict testing and monitoring regimen under a five-year plan meant to fix years of problems with its drinking water supply.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - In a story Dec. 3 about a lawsuit challenging a timber sale outside Crater Lake National Park, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of the Loafer timber sale. It is northwest of Diamond Lake, not east of the lake.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A federal judge has dismissed the appeal of an Alaska man convicted of three misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2010 run-in with park rangers in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Farmers have significantly reduced the flow of pollutants into the Chesapeake Bay, with new conservation practices keeping more than 15 million tons of sediment alone out of the estuary, a report released Thursday said.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The city of Cedar Rapids says its water division will pay the state more than $8,400 to compensate for a fish kill in the state's only urban trout stream caused by water main breaks.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A Texas company has completed cleanup of a massive saltwater spill on the Montana-North Dakota border, regulators said Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The picturesque La Boca district draws hordes of tourists to stroll its narrow streets lined with colorful buildings and eat at outdoor restaurants. Now it has a new, unwanted claim to fame: The Riachuelo river flowing through the neighborhood has been named one of the planet's 10 dirtiest places.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A federal judge ruled an Addis man owes the owners of an Assumption Parish company $114,969 for pumping 380,000 gallons of unauthorized industrial wastewater down their injection well.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Genetic material from an invasive fish called the Eurasian ruffe has been found in southern Lake Michigan for the first time, raising the possibility that it could migrate into the Mississippi River watershed and compete with native fish there, a scientist said Tuesday.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Crews working deep under Providence are digging miles of tunnels to divert storm water and protect Narragansett Bay from pollution - an effort that Gov. Lincoln Chafee calls "the biggest project you'll never see."
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - A Twin Falls fish and frog farm has agreed to pay a $25,000 fine as part to settle a case over illegal discharging of phosphorus into the Snake River.
MADISON, Wisconsin - A mile-long trail of manure that spilled from a ruptured pipe from a Dane County biodigester is nearly cleaned up.
TOKYO - A government panel proposed additional measures to lessen the radioactive water crisis at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, saying Tuesday that current plans are not enough to prevent the risk of a disaster.
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge has refused to reinstate the license of the pilot of the oil tanker that sideswiped the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge six years ago, causing a 50,000-gallon oil spill.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University has drained an iconic lake at the center of campus to try to figure out how to lessen its economic and environmental impact.
SOLON, Ohio - Police in suburban Cleveland say they are looking for the mother of a human fetus found at the city's wastewater plant.
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - Officials says construction will begin soon on a $9.2 million drinking water plant that is part of a project, almost 20 years in the making, to use water from the Pascagoula River to supply businesses and homes in northeast Jackson County.
WICHITA, Kansas - A former northwest Kansas wastewater treatment superintendent has been sentenced to a year of probation and a $2,500 fine for violating the federal Clean Water Act.
PRAGUE, Oklahoma - It's become a predictable routine at Matt Pryor's insurance agency: An earthquake rumbles through Oklahoma, rattling dishes and nerves. Then the phones light up with calls and text messages from desperate residents asking if it's too late to buy a policy to cover any damage.
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Michigan - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied Enbridge Inc.'s request for a 10-month extension of its deadline for dredging sections of the Kalamazoo River, polluted by an 800,000-gallon-plus oil pipeline leak in 2010.
GILLETTE, Wyoming - Gov. Matt Mead's proposed budget recommends spending $3 million to implement a plan to clean up old oil and gas wells across the state.
OAK RIDGE, Tennessee - The U.S. Department of Energy says it will spend at least $4.5 million over the next three years to evaluate polluted groundwater at the Oak Ridge plant.