Previous Pollution News 2019

Lawrence reborn: A polluted mill town reclaims its future 01-11-19

Residents of New England’s former mill towns often feel left behind after manufacturers leave town. But in Lawrence, Mass., locals have refused to let abandoned buildings and polluted landscapes define their future. Read more at The Christian Science Monitor


Coal Ash Is Contaminating Groundwater in at least 22 States, Utility Reports Show 01-18-19

So far, utilities have acknowledged the presence of enough health-harming contaminants like arsenic to trigger cleanup rules at 70 coal-fired power plant sites. Read more at Inside Climate News