An investigation begins this week as to whether spills of heavy oils pose a greater environmental threat than spills of other crude oils.
Water scarcity and extreme weather are two reasons that food prices will stay high, however.
From Southern California, a model of success for water’s future.
Federal data show that U.S. farms use less water and are investing in water-saving irrigation equipment.
A joint energy research program will be extended and expanded to include water.
Rules for choosing the most controversial projects will be written later.
America’s seventh-largest city debates a pipeline project worth billions as the second-fastest-growing state faces more demands for water in its third year of severe drought.
Using public trust doctrine, communities restore streams diverted for more than 100 years.
More of the same is not working in changed conditions of the 21st century.
Steeled by past drought, governor is reshaping how largest U.S. state uses and distributes water.
Quest for protein and profits invites challenge about pollution and waste.
Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center team up for a Global Choke Point presentation.
Pervasive fear about consequences of another dry winter.
Expensive research and cleanup efforts make little headway.
New laws signed today address challenges highlighted in Jerry Brown’s first term – in the 1970s.
Using invasive carp already present in Lake Erie, agencies practice response for more damaging species.
Attorneys and finance specialists collect tens of millions in fees.
Farmers are guzzling groundwater while wells of families run dry.
Algae toxins have been found in seven lakes, reservoirs, and rivers that supply drinking water to 1 million people.
Lack of testing requirements inhibits more thorough review of drinking water safety.