EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

Steamboats and Smog: Life Along the Ohio River in the 1970s

A complicated balance of highways, bridges, and natural beauty.

Reuters

It's Not Just Overflow—Everyday Leaks From Sewer Systems Lead to Alarming Amounts of Sewage in Our Waterways

And you probably can't even smell it.

Reuters

Why Obama's New Pick for the EPA Will Be Good for Cities

Gina McCarthy has a strong record on regulating pollutants. But she also gets smart growth.

Urban Brownfield Cleanup's Big Benefits

Redeveloping old industrial sites in cities not only reduces contamination, it also helps further smart growth