The Carnival Sensation cruise ship is seen at Port Miami on April 18th, 2019, in Miami, Florida.
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.
A team of experts from a number University of California schools argue that recharging groundwater to manage pollution should be permitted by the state.
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.
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.
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.