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Arkansas Sues ExxonMobil for Mayflower Spill

On March 29, 2013, a pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas ruptured, spilling tar sands oil throughout the streets. The heavy bitumen soaked into the soil and made its way into local waterways. Six weeks later, ExxonMobil is not making much headway in cleaning up the spill.

June 17th

National Drinking Water Database

With Missouri recently posting its drinking water quality reports online, where does that leave the rest of the U.S. states? Environmental Working Group (EWG) compiled a national drinking water database and has it online.

June 12th

New York Gets a Second Chance to Protect Sharks

Though sharks have survived mass extinctions and environmental changes to swim in our waters for more than 400 million years, their resilience is now being put to the test because of the worldwide practice of shark finning. Shark populations may have the chance to thrive again, however, thanks to recent action on state bills, to ban the sale, trade, distribution and possession of shark fins.

May 28th