In a move that could open the door to industrial waste and interstate squabbles, the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission is making its water quality standards voluntary.

August 21, 2019

Dam removals are setting rapids and fish populations free and keeping swimmers and boaters safer.

July 24, 2019

With its incoming network of charging stations and incentive programs for consumers, Michigan may have the most forward-looking EV infrastructure plan in the Midwest.

July 15, 2019

Self-driving shuttles and energy audits are helping to keep this Ohio boomtown booming (without the carbon bust).

July 09, 2019

Historic flooding recently inundated parts of the Cornhusker State where the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would pass through. Here’s why that’s a disaster in the making.

May 28, 2019

After finding the species in Lake Ontario last fall, scientists and authorities are trying to get ahead of a possible invasion before it’s too late.

May 20, 2019

Two new bills could put the Prairie State on the path to 100 percent renewable energy within decades.

May 01, 2019

A county in eastern Iowa has been replacing gravel with slag, a steel industry byproduct. It’s hard, sharp, and potentially a public health concern.

April 09, 2019

Forgotten, derelict, and often leaky, these so-called orphan wells could number in the thousands.

March 26, 2019

With the manure of one mega-dairy already contaminating the water supply and another operation on the drawing board, Central Sands residents have had enough.

March 06, 2019