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Search Results for ‘drought’
The Global Rundown A drought in Haiti is threatening nearly a third of the country’s population with food insecurity. In response to the California drought, Los Angeles cut its water use by 21 percent last month. Millions of people are losing their water due to conflict in Syria. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency underestimated the […]
 
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New infrastructure, laws, and practices help the state respond to hydrologic extremes, but more are needed.
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The Global Rundown Frackers in Texas are turning to treated sewage as a way to supply water for their operations. A study has officially linked the California drought to climate change. The Navajo Nation has received water of questionable quality from the EPA. “I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I couldn’t believe the EPA’s […]
 
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Natural resources agencies have the authority to change practices on their own, conservation groups argue.
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Climate change models have long predicted a drying West. In California, the future has arrived.
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The Global Rundown The drought in Puerto Rico is so severe that the territory is cutting school days in some areas and asking the U.S. Department of Defense for relief. President Obama signed the Drinking Water Protection Act, which seeks to safeguard human health from algal toxins in places like the Great Lakes. The U.S. […]
 
Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton says that drought is forcing the public to confront important questions about the value of water.
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Del Puerto Water District to buy a third of its water supply from Modesto and Turlock treatment plants.
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People need to be in the equation too, says Circle of Blue report Brett Walton.
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Citizen petition calls for higher fees on Nestle and other bottled water companies while authorities worry about trade agreement implications.
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