Gov. Jerry Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unveiled the latest plan to shift more water from the northern part of the state to the south.
Thousands marched to the Ohio statehouse and held a People's Assembly to map a fight back against laws enacted by Republican Gov. John Kasich giving the fossil fuel industry a green light on hydrofracking..
The natural gas industry was promoting the environmentally destructive process known as fracking in the Buckeye State.
"Sacrifice our water? No fracking way!" inked on the wooden fence in Colton Point State Park, sitting squarely atop one of the world's richest natural gas deposits.
With a monster heat wave enveloping tthe Midwest, a lot of residents are heading to the Great Lakes beaches to cool off, but look out!
The GOP-dominated Ohio legislature is bent on allowing "fracking" at state parks against the wishes of concerned citizens and environemtal rights groups.
Residents concerned about the safety of their towns and drinking water won a first victory over "fracking" as outgoing Gov. David Paterson signed an order banning the practice until July.
The oil that BP and the government claim is gone from the Gulf of Mexico is actually still there, and threatens the eco-system, two groups of scientists said this week.
The company that owns a ruptured pipeline that has spilled more than 1 million gallons of oil into Southwest Michigan's Kalamazoo River was cited at least 30 times for safety violations.
Louisiana union leaders, environmentalists and others are saying that the disparity between what BP told government regulators in March and what it has actually been able to do results from a willfully misleading manipulation of numbers by the company.