"These situations should generate a greater sense of urgency," the inspector general says.
Democrats introduced a bill to update federal drinking water standards for the first time in 20...
The Office of the Inspector General began the audit on Tuesday.
Senators approved the appropriations measure 90-8.
The move comes even though some areas have seen the most rain in years.
House Republicans are targeting a key part of President Obama’s environmental agenda.
Federal officials are proposing to give Nestle a new five-year permit to bottle water on federal...
Clinton accused the governor of "poisoning" children in order to save money.
Gina McCarthy said she will "find out" if the EPA did "everything we could."
"We must protect the waters that are vital for the health of our communities," Obama wrote.
Gina McCarthy said the outcome "was not what anyone would have wanted."
California residents cut their water use 27.3 percent in June, exceeding Gov. Jerry Brown’s orders.
More cities face problems similar to the ones that led to the Flint, Mich., drinking water crisis.
An upstate town is facing a drinking water contamination crisis.
Republicans want to know why officials didn't act sooner over drinking water pollution.
The case was closely watched by opponents of the EPA's new waterways rules.
Mari Copeny, 8, had written a letter asking Obama to visit her troubled town.
Climate change will lead to new weather trends throughout the West, officials reported Tuesday.
The public health and medical communities must take the mantle.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is proposing new state spending to address the contamination crisis.
She said the residents of Flint, Mich., "have no voice."
The department will have a team on the ground this week, it said.
A component of the program will also focus on species and habitat protection.
The little plastic beads are polluting the Great Lakes.