Proliferation of PFAS, Plastic Pollution Continues Dangerous Trend

The same societal sins seem to be at play now protecting the industries responsible for omnipresent forever chemicals and single-use plastics. First, chemical giants spent decades covering up evidence of the negative human and environmental impacts of their chemicals. Now, the industry is using bits of its massive profits to pay off decades of lying and contamination.

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Latest Dam Safety Report Notes New Repairs and New Hazards

In 2022, safety issues at five hazardous dams were addressed and those dams are now considered safe.

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Judge Allows Suit Against State Over Johnson’s Pond to Go Forward

A federal judge declined a request from Rhode Island officials to dismiss the lawsuit brought against them by the company that owns the dam and water rights to the Flat River Reservoir, more commonly known as Johnson’s Pond.

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