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Tons of dead fish in Tampa Bay blamed on toxic red tide

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A unusually large bloom of toxic red tide is being blamed for a massive fish kill in Florida's environmentally sensitive...

‘Some crumbs’: Critics urge rejection of $641M Flint deal

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DETROIT — A federal judge listened Tuesday to Flint residents who were victims of the city's lead-contaminated water, a step in determining whether she...

AP Interview: EPA water chief on clean water protections

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WASHINGTON — To finally determine a lasting definition of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

Drought, heat, fire force fishing ban on Colorado River

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DENVER — Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday urged anglers to avoid fishing along a stretch of the Colorado River because low flows during a...

Des Moines faces extreme measures to find clean water

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DES MOINES, Iowa — In the dim light just after dawn, Bill Blubaugh parks his Des Moines Water Works pickup truck, grabs a dipper...

‘Nobody’s winning’ as drought upends life in US West basin

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TULELAKE, Calif. — Ben DuVal knelt in a barren field near the California-Oregon border and scooped up a handful of parched soil as dust...

Another mild algae bloom forecast for Lake Erie this summer

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TOLEDO, Ohio — The toxic blob of algae that turns western Lake Erie a ghastly shade of green each summer and threatens drinking water...

EXPLAINER: Infrastructure deal targets lead pipes

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WASHINGTON — Included in the bipartisan infrastructure deal reached with President Joe Biden last week is a plan to eliminate the country's remaining lead...

Increased water pumping worries Line 3 pipeline opponents

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Opponents of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline project are worried about the potential impact of the company's...

Iowa’s high court stops lawsuit over farm runoff pollution

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A sharply divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday stopped a lawsuit aimed at reducing the flow of fertilizer and hog...