Viewfinder: Carnival Cruise Ships Are Reportedly Still Dumping Waste Into Oceans Despite a Felony Conviction
The Carnival Sensation cruise ship is seen at Port Miami on April 18th, 2019, in Miami, Florida.
A Wastewater Company Halts Disposal at Two Sites of Groundwater Contamination
More than two years after Valley Water Management Company settled with environmental groups to halt discharges at two facilities where wastewater seeped into groundwater, Race Track Hill and Fee 34 are finally closed.
Should California Expand the Definition for the 'Beneficial Use' of Its Water?
A team of experts from a number University of California schools argue that recharging groundwater to manage pollution should be permitted by the state.
Waste From Central California's Oil Fields Is Spreading Underground, Threatening Water Supplies
In California's Central Valley, the oil industry has been dumping wastewater into unlined—and under-regulated—ponds, threatening the state's limited groundwater and the humans who rely on it.
Could Hawaii Become the First State to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers?
The state is moving to reduce plastic pollution by implementing a groundbreaking ban on polystyrene containers that are commonly used throughout the island in the food industry.
How Water Contamination Is Putting California's San Joaquin Valley at Risk
More than one million people in the San Joaquin Valley region have been exposed to unsafe drinking water in recent years from pesticides, arsenic, nitrate, and uranium. And many communities also face multiple environmental health threats.