A short video of Cowbone Marsh, taken on August 18, 2012. This is the part of Fisheating Creek that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is planning to fill with 50 million pounds of sand, cutting off the public’s access.
Managing Attorney David Guest talks about the threat to the health and wealth of Florida's citizens posed by toxic algae outbreaks. The outbreaks are caused by pollutants from sewage, fertilizer and manure that big business pumps into Florida's waterways.
Two cement kilns, located just outside of downtown Seattle, WA, are significant sources of mercury pollution in the area. Mercury emissions from these sites impact hundreds of thousands of people around the Puget Sound area. Toxic levels of mercury in fish affect everyone, especially children and pregnant women.