Water & Oceans

Outrage After Flint Sends Foreclosure Warnings Over Tainted-Water Bills

"Thousands of Flint, Mich., residents have been warned that they could lose their homes if they don’t pay outstanding water bills — even as the city has just begun replacing lead-tainted pipes after a contamination crisis linked to a dozen deaths."

Source: Washington Post, 05/05/2017

"Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Offshore Drilling"

"A coalition of environmental groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its efforts to expand offshore drilling, arguing the move violates the president’s legal authority, threatens a multitude of wildlife and could harm the fishing and tourism industries."

Source: Washington Post, 05/04/2017
May 9, 2017 to May 11, 2017

Blue Vision Summit

The 2017 Summit will convene in Washington, D.C., where ocean and youth leaders from 150 marine organizations, and national and internation partners, will discuss offshore drilling and spilling, plastic and other forms of ocean pollution, defending coasts at risk from sea-level rise and climate denial, and more.

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