Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

World’s Top Environmental Success Stories

By Tom Randall and Eric Roston - 2012-09-18T01:07:59Z

Photograph by AP Photo

Company Symbol % Change
7 of 15

Poisonous Water

The Cuyahoga River, in northeastern Ohio, caught fire many times before a conflagration in June 1969 was picked up widely by national media. "Some river! Chocolate-brown, oily, bubbling with subsurface gases, it oozes rather than flows,"Time magazine wrote.

The fire, which nearly destroyed two railroad bridges that spanned the river, fueled environmental politics and led to the landmark Clean Water Act. Today, the law governs cleanup of generations-old pollution, such as the Cuyahoga River, as well as new episodes of contamination as they happen, such as the Enbridge oil spill in Michigan.

Read more energy & sustainability news.