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Pharmacies, hospitals, and distributors are now authorized to collect narcotics, opiates, and other “controlled” drugs.

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Grass carp Aquatic Invasive species Asian carp Lake Erie U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Great Lakes Threat

Using invasive carp already present in Lake Erie, agencies practice response for more damaging species.

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Farmers want to know the economic and social ramifications of reducing groundwater use.

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If global warming increases vegetation in high mountain zones, less water might be available for rivers.

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Three Choke Point sessions on the fierce competition between water, food and energy.

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Attorneys and finance specialists collect tens of millions in fees.

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Farmers are guzzling groundwater while wells of families run dry.

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Lack of testing requirements inhibits more thorough review of drinking water safety.

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New rules seek sustainable use, but the details will be written later by local agencies.

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Detroit Water Shut off Life Without Water Voices from Detroit Circle of Blue J. Carl Ganter Todd Zawistowski

The U.S. government spends more than $450 million each year to provide water and sanitation to poor and vulnerable populations around the world. It’s the first rule of international development, and it brings health, education, and prosperity. Yet in Detroit — a city under emergency management that is reeling from decades of deindustrialization and neighborhood […]

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Where the Maumee River feeds into Lake Erie, the city of Toledo relies on the lake to supply drinking water for half a million residents in northern Ohio. Intense algal blooms, which can release toxins capable of causing severe liver damage, caused a neighboring Ohio community water treatment plant to shut down in September.

Explore options from stricter fertilizer regulations to funding water plant improvements.

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The spending measure now goes to the voters in November.

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Between $US 13 billion and $US 81 billion will be needed to meet state targets, Circle of Blue finds.

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Little rain is not a problem for land managers working in the aftermath of one of California’s largest fires.

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Current targets not enough to stop algal toxins.

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Toledo crisis prompts calls for action, purchases of testing equipment to safeguard public health.

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Sun Koshi River is blocked, 156 people are dead, and 10 percent of Nepal’s hydropower capacity is cut off.

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Coverage of “the world’s quest for water” is timely, intimate, and dramatic.

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Toxin is below detectable levels in region’s drinking water

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Algae toxins poison Lake Erie; 400,000 people without water.

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