- NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use Updated: Apr-18-14 1:29 pm
- Salmon released in California river restoration Updated: Apr-17-14 7:19 pm
- Executive cleared in Dallas slaughterhouse case Updated: Apr-16-14 7:11 am
- Petri formally announces retirement Updated: Apr-14-14 9:10 pm
- At mouth of Elwha River, new beaches taking shape Updated: Apr-13-14 6:37 pm
- Crews cleaning up fuel spill in San Antonio River Updated: Apr-12-14 5:10 pm
- Longtime Wisconsin GOP Rep. Tom Petri to retire Updated: Apr-11-14 8:12 pm
- Rouge Rescue cleanup events planned for May 17 Updated: Apr-11-14 9:32 am
- Va. river declared safe a week after manure spill Updated: Apr-11-14 8:58 am
- Thomasville reports spill in South Hamby Creek Updated: Apr-09-14 7:59 am
- Clinton River group holding volunteer training Updated: Apr-09-14 4:04 am
- NC sides with Duke in appeal of coal ash ruling Updated: Apr-09-14 1:31 am
- Copper mine project backer drops plans for tunnel Updated: Apr-07-14 3:06 pm
- Police pull body, truck from Little River Updated: Apr-07-14 1:35 pm
- Program aims to clean 4 watersheds in south Ga Updated: Apr-05-14 4:20 am
- Ohio River village seeks cemetery upkeep funding Updated: Apr-04-14 7:02 am
- Sewage spill may take days to clean up Updated: Apr-02-14 12:31 pm
- Cent. Ind. city to sell ads on electronic signs Updated: Apr-02-14 11:47 am
- Penn Foundation to fund $35M in watershed grants Updated: Apr-01-14 4:34 am
- Southern Vt. basin plan part of wider cleanup Updated: Mar-31-14 1:46 pm
- Storms give boost to dismal Sierra snowpack Updated: Mar-30-14 10:25 pm
- Lawmakers take step to deal with Lake Erie algae Updated: Mar-29-14 11:28 am
- Riverkeeper: Hudson tributaries need attention Updated: Mar-28-14 3:05 am
- Duke shareholders want probe of coal ash spill Updated: Mar-27-14 2:14 pm
- Pittsburgh: 5 free things for visitors to do Updated: Mar-27-14 11:41 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock because toxic sludge from a massive coal ash spill has settled to the bottom, a report by university researchers found.
FRESNO, California - Tens of thousands of spring-run Chinook salmon are being released into the San Joaquin River, marking a major milestone in the federal plan to restore native fish populations to the state's second-longest river.
DALLAS - Dallas prosecutors have dropped charges against one of two executives of a local slaughterhouse they accused of dumping pig's blood into a creek along the Trinity River.
NEENAH, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Congressman Tom Petri (PEE'-treye) says no one factor led to his decision to retire after representing the 6th District for more than three decades.
PORT ANGELES, Washington - After a dam was removed from the Olympic Peninsula's Elwha River, about 3.3 million cubic yards of sediment from the dam lakes streamed down the river between November 2012 and September 2013, according to U.S. Geological Survey estimates.
SAN ANTONIO - Crews are working to clean up a fuel spill in the San Antonio River.
MILWAUKEE - U.S. Rep. Tom Petri announced Friday that he plans to retire, ending a 35-year career as a moderate Republican from east-central Wisconsin.
DEARBORN, Michigan - A nonprofit dedicated to restoring the Rouge River in southeastern Michigan is holding its spring cleanup earlier than usual this year.
ROCKY MOUNT, Virginia - Health officials have declared a section of the Pigg River safe in Franklin County a week after 30,000 gallons of cow manure wastewater spilled.
LEXINGTON, North Carolina - The City of Thomasville says 12,500 gallons of untreated wastewater have spilled into South Hamby Creek in the Yadkin and Pee Dee River Basin.
ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan - A nonprofit group dedicated to protecting the Clinton River in southeastern Michigan is set to hold a volunteer training session for its Adopt-A-Stream program.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge's ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company's coal ash dumps.
HELENA, Montana - A mining company dropped plans to dig a mile-long tunnel for a copper development project near the Smith River after two environmental organizations filed a lawsuit challenging the proposal, state environmental regulators said Monday.
CADIZ, Kentucky - Authorities have found the body of a southwestern Kentucky man with his pickup truck after he ran off the road and into the Little River over the weekend.
ATHENS, Georgia - Officials are trying to clean up waterways in two south Georgia counties.
NEW RICHMOND, Ohio - An Ohio River village lacking funding to maintain its cemeteries is seeking help from local voters through a levy on the May ballot.
ST. LOUIS - Sewage that spilled into a St. Louis County creek could be there for a few days.
GREENWOOD, Indiana - New signs are planned for multiple locations in Greenwood, which would tell residents about upcoming city meetings and also try to bring in advertising revenue for the city.
PHILADELPHIA - The William Penn Foundation is funding $35 million of multi-year grants to protect and restore portions of the Delaware River watershed in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware.
RUTLAND, Vermont - Water bodies across the state, including rivers in the Southern Champlain Basin, will be targeted in efforts to clean up Lake Champlain, state officials said Monday.
RENO, Nevada - A string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.
TOLEDO, Ohio - A new rule being considered by Ohio lawmakers would impact farmers and take a step toward reducing toxic algae in Lake Erie.
OSSINING, New York - The Riverkeeper environmental group says testing by trained volunteers has revealed that streams and creeks that run through communities often have more fecal contamination than the Hudson River.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Duke Energy shareholders are calling on the company's board to launch an independent investigation into issues surrounding a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in toxic sludge.
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh may have been built around the steel and coal industries, but the once-sooty city now features a beautiful downtown river walk, multi-cultural neighborhoods and restaurants, and even free subway rides.