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Missouri files lawsuit against Tyson Foods over water contamination

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Missouri's Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit against Tyson Foods, accusing the company of illegally discharging untreated industrial wastewater into Clear Creek in the southwestern part of the state.
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Supreme Court ruling may block Camp Lejeune victims' claims

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that North Carolina families can not pursue lawsuits against the company that was responsible for contaminating their drinking water decades ago.
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Teen contaminates Portland's drinking water supply

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The city of Portland, Oregon, was forced to dump about 38 million gallons of drinking water after a teenager was caught urinating in the Mt. Tabor water reservoir.
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Health effects from West Virginia chemical spill underestimated

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The West Virginia water contamination that resulted from a chemical spill in the Elk River had more widespread health effects on local residents than previously estimated.
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Is cigarette smoke a water pollutant?

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A recent study published in Environmental Science & Technology suggests that tap water may be contaminated by cigarette smoke.
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Illinois water officials sentenced for concealing contaminated water supplies

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Two former water officials in the town of Crestwood, Ill., have each been sentenced at a U.S. District Court to two years of probation for manipulating records showing that the town's water supplies had been tainted for two decades.
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