- EPA orders cleanup of sediment from Kalamazoo River, soil Updated: Apr-19-16 9:47 am
OTSEGO, Michigan - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the removal of contaminated sediment and soil from a 1.5-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River as part of a broader cleanup effort.
- Vermont fish lift in operation at Winooski River dam Updated: Apr-17-16 8:40 am
WINOOSKI, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the fish lift at the Winooski One hydroelectric facility on the Winooski River is now operating for the spring season.
- Indigenous group asks Brazil to stop financing mega-projects Updated: Apr-13-16 6:43 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - A group representing Amazon indigenous people urged Brazil's National Development Bank on Wednesday to stop financing projects that cause environmental damage.
- South Carolina, 6 months after floods: 'Rough road ahead' Updated: Apr-12-16 2:42 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a flood, nature can steal everything: lives and homes, delicate Christmas ornaments, a favorite flannel shirt, a special fishing hole.
- Environmental groups oppose proposed dams near Pascagoula Updated: Apr-12-16 5:39 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Environmental groups are calling on a federal agency to reject a potential dam-construction project near the Pascagoula River in southeast Mississippi.
- Sabine River residents consider suing against dam operators Updated: Apr-10-16 9:25 am
VINTON, Louisiana - Some people whose homes along the Sabine River were flooded last month say they're considering suing the operators of the Toledo Bend Dam.
- Officials sign unusual pact to tear down hydroelectric dams Updated: Apr-06-16 6:46 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Endangered salmon blocked for nearly a century from hundreds of miles of the Klamath River in Oregon and California are expected to return en masse under unusual agreements signed Wednesday to tear down four hydroelectric dams.
- Vietnam warns of dire impact from planned Mekong dams Updated: Apr-05-16 8:08 am
Research commissioned by Vietnam has warned of devastating environmental and economic effects for millions of people living along the Mekong River if 11 proposed dams are built on its mainstream.
- 3 stranded in river rescued after dam floodgates were opened Updated: Apr-03-16 10:33 am
LISBON, Maine - Authorities in Maine had to open floodgates to a dam to rescue three fishermen who became stranded on a rock by rapidly rising water.
- Chinese dams blamed for exacerbating Southeast Asian drought Updated: Apr-01-16 3:08 am
HANOI, Vietnam - As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian countries down river cope with a record drought, it was hailed as benevolent water diplomacy.