Pres. Donald Trump insists he wants clean water. In a speech to Congress last week, he vowed to “promote clean air and clean water.” And in an interview with The New York […]
The Trump administration’s reported proposal to slash Environmental Protection Agency funding could spell major problems for the Great Lakes.
President Trump will order the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday to formally review former President Barack Obama’s Clean Water Rule, kicking off the process of eliminating or significantly changing the rule.
The Colorado River is dwindling, and climate change is officially to blame. In the first 14 years of this century, the flow declined to only four-fifths of the 20th century average, according to new research. The water lost would have been enough to supply two million people for a whole year.
Altogether, the river supplies water to seven U.S. states and two in Mexico, and 40 million people rely on it for their water. But the entire Colorado River basin has been experiencing sustained drought since 2000. And somewhere between one sixth and one half of this liquid loss can be put down to global warming, scientists said.