Environment

El Paso County, Col. resident Liz Rosenbaum spends about 70 dollars per month on bottled drinking water rather than drink from her tap.
Dan Boyce / American Homefront

The military is spending millions of dollars to clean up water contamination around bases throughout the country. But people living with the contamination say the money has not gone nearly far enough.

Midshipmen from the Naval Academy depart the USS Higgins after a recent training exercise.
Steve Walsh / American Homefront

The Navy is rolling out its latest plan to manage wildlife in its ocean training grounds from Southern California to Hawaii. But environmentalists worry the Navy is backsliding in its efforts to protect marine life.

Fort Bragg wildlife biologist Jessie Schillaci holds baby woodpeckers, which the Pentagon and its partners are working to protect on and near the base.
Jay Price / American Homefront

The U.S. military has joined forces with environmental groups to preserve natural habitats. More than 400 threatened and endangered species are benefiting, and so is the Pentagon.