Environmental Protection Agency

Destitute Small Towns At Heightened Risk Of Dangerous Tap Water

An analysis of Environmental Protection Agency records shows many small communities in particular are left unprotected by destitute and unmaintained water providers. The Associated Press found that on average over the past three years, these racked up roughly twice as many health violations as big city providers. Certain small water utilities persistently struggle to provide safe water. Fines can push these precarious utilities even deeper into trouble. In many places, people struggle to find water or else drink water that isn't clean. We visit Keystone, W.Va., Terre du Lac, Mo. and Ferriday, La.

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AG Morrisey Joins Multi-state Lawsuit Against The EPA

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a lawsuit with 16 other states to challenge a decision from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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W.Va. Receives $25 Million Grant To Address Contaminated Water

West Virginia has been awarded a federal grant that aims to improve water quality in the state, which has been rated one of the worst in the nation.

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