The US Government Plans to Spend $788M on Boobytraps to Get Rid of Asian Carp
Congress is set to decide whether the US Army Corps of Engineers can begin its tech-powered Asian carp eradication plan.
Foxconn Just Got Permission to Start Draining Lake Michigan to Make LCD Screens
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved a request to divert 7 million gallons of water a day to the area where Foxconn is building its new plant.
Great Lakes Citizens Demand Shutdown of Underwater Pipeline Threatening Their Water Supply
With potential for a devastating oil spill for two lakes and huge swaths of coastline, activists are taking a stand.
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Oil Lobbyists: Thunderbird Strike Video Game 'Promotes Ecoterrorism'
The award-winning game features an Indigenous thunderbird that destroys pipelines and restores the environment.
We’re Eating Plastics From Our Own Dirty Laundry
A startup is developing a reusable sheet that sucks microplastics from our laundry machines, so they don’t end up in the water supply.
Trump's EPA Cuts Will Make These Bloodsucking Monsters Very Happy
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which fights invasive species like the sea lamprey, could see its funding slashed by 97 percent.
The Number of US Households That Can’t Afford Water Could Triple in Five Years
Water access is becoming a battleground.
Abolish Bottled Water
It's about time.
This US City’s Move to Divert Great Lakes Drinking Water Is Just the Beginning
It's the first request of its kind. More will come.
The Fight Over Who Gets Clean Drinking Water From the Great Lakes
One US town has contaminated water. Environmentalists and some Great Lakes communities say, you can’t have ours.
A Massive Oil Pipeline Under the Great Lakes Is Old Enough to Rupture
If just one of the two degrading pipelines breaks, it would result in a 1.5 million gallon oil spill, devastating the region. Motherboard traveled to Michigan to investigate the situation.
A Massive Oil Pipeline Under the Great Lakes Is Way Past Its Expiration Date
If there is a rupture, the result would be disastrous.