Madison in Bloom: Blue-Green Algae Hits Home

This was originally posted here. The Bloom Begins It was a hot, sunny day and Steve Carpenter couldn’t believe the view from his second-floor office on the shoreline of Lake Mendota. As far out as he could see from his perch in the Hasler Laboratory for Limnology –...

Letter to Administrator Pruitt, RE: the Clean Water Rule

Dear Administrator Pruitt: On behalf of our millions of supporters, we write to provide our perspective on your avowed intention to eliminate the important federal safeguards included in the 2015 Clean Water Rule — a process initiated when President Trump signed...

Proposed Budget Would Increase Water Pollution

By Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Water Program, NRDC Originally published here President Trump announced his proposed budget on Thursday. If it were to be adopted by Congress, it would threaten public health and our natural resources enormously. Although this budget is...