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Week 69: Trump Buries Study on Contaminated Drinking Water

Plus, Pruitt is now under 12 separate investigations.

Cities: Where the Wild Things Are

Urban wildlife isn’t in our backyard. We’re in its front yard.

A Single Discarded Fishing Net Can Keep Killing for Centuries

A new report estimates that around 700,000 tons of fishing gear area abandoned in the oceans each year. Now the good news: We can curb this.

A Year of Climate Change, as (Not) Presented by the EPA

On the first anniversary of the agency’s removal of climate change info from its website, a look back at one of the earth’s roughest years on record and the fight to set things right.

Week 68: Why the EPA Let a Pesticide Violator Off Easy

Also, Administrator Scott Pruitt equates hard questions (and mustache doodles) with security threats.

America’s Last Woodland Caribou Herd Is Down to Just Three Animals

As forests are carved up across North America, its 51 woodland caribou herds are being left with nowhere to run, nowhere to hide.