Water

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
At an anti-fracking rally in New York in 2011. The state has since banned fracking entirely. (Photo: Adrian Kinloch/flickr/cc)
The Obama administration on Friday unveiled the nation's first major federal regulations on fracking, sparking negative responses from green groups, who say the "toothless" new rules don't go far enough to protect public health and the environment and represent a "giveaway" to the fossil fuel industry. The Interior Department regulations (pdf),...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
As California approaches the end of a disappointing rainy season, officials are...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The San Diego Coronado Bay Bridge. (Photo: Eileen Maher/flickr/cc)
San Diego authorities filed a lawsuit on Monday against the agrochemical giant...