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Mine waste dams threaten the environment, even when they don’t fail

Christopher Sergeant, The University of Montana and Julian D. Olden, University of Washington Scars from large mining operations are permanently etched across the landscapes of...

EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI The Trump administration is working to weaken U.S. environmental regulations in many areas, from water and air pollution to energy development and...

Website privacy options aren’t much of a choice since they’re hard...

Hana Habib, Carnegie Mellon University and Lorrie Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University You’ve probably encountered a pair of shoes that won’t stop following you around the...

The EPA disbanded our clean air science panel. We met anyway...

H. Christopher Frey, North Carolina State University Since 1980, emissions of six common air pollutants have decreased by 67%, thanks largely to government regulation. At...

How to address America’s lead crisis and provide safe drinking water...

Qi Bing, University of California, Irvine and Maura C. Allaire, University of California, Irvine Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans...

Shouldn’t there be a law against reckless opioid sales? Turns out,...

Nicolas Paul Terry, IUPUI The massive scale of prescription opioid shipments as the ongoing overdose epidemic unfolded has started to come into focus. Drug companies shipped...

Drilling deeper wells is a band-aid solution to US groundwater woes

Debra Perrone, University of California, Santa Barbara and Scott Jasechko, University of California, Santa Barbara With memories of the wettest U.S. spring on record still...

Companies’ self-regulation doesn’t have to be bad for the public

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University If Boeing is allowed to certify that a crash-prone aircraft is safe, and Facebook can violate users’ privacy expectations, should companies...

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Ryan Raul Bañagale, Colorado College If you’ve noticed the 1980s hit “Africa” playing on the radio more than usual, you likely weren’t listening to the...