Latino farmworker communities in California's Central Valley suffer from polluted drinking water -- and High Country News can't ignore it.
by Paul Larmer,
Jun 24, 2013
In California's agricultural hub, the Central Valley, Latino communities fight for clean water.
by Jeremy Miller,
Jun 24, 2013
Researchers try to determine if unhealthy amounts of selenium are entering Western soil and water due to energy development.
by Danielle Venton,
May 29, 2012
Ag Secretary Mike Johanns says his agency may relax ban on
slaughtering "downer" cows for human consumption; California sets
official, but nonbinding, goals for perchlorate in drinking water;
San Juan Generating Station to cut mercury and other
by Laura Paskus,
May 16, 2005
The gas industry and its political partners are going to great lengths to try to derail and discredit an EPA report that blames Pavillion, Wyoming’s polluted water on hydraulic fracking.
by John Fenton,
Jan 24, 2012
The plight of a small water and sewer association in rural Mora, N.M -- caught in a tangle of federal and state clean water rules it can’t afford to meet -- echoes experienced by other rural communities around the West.
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Dec 20, 2011
Today's activists need to get more involved in protesting the environmental profiteering that is destroying our planet.
by Tim Lydon,
Dec 15, 2011
A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. John Salazar could make
it easier for environmental groups and others to clean up pollution
at thousands of orphaned hardrock mines
by Sarah Gilman,
May 29, 2006
Mining company allowed to dump waste into Alaskan lake;
Colorado split-estate bill unravels; Arizona’s Oak Flat may
become a copper mine
by Jodi Peterson,
May 01, 2006
A recent oil spill in Montana's Yellowstone River reminds Westerners that not all such environmental disasters happen in the Gulf of Mexico.
by Cally Carswell,
Aug 07, 2011