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No, Thanks The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to consider two water-related cases, Greenwire reports. One case involves the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ruling that pollution permits are not required to transfer water between sources. The Supreme Court upheld that decision in 2010, but the question now is which court has the jurisdiction to hear […]

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For World Water Day 2013, Skoll World Forum and Circle of Blue asked four of the world’s leading water experts to weigh in. Here is what Sylvia Lee, leader of the water program at Skoll Global Threats Fund, had to say about the potential for cooperation around water.

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Water security should have a common language, and it should be a priority for global sustainable development goals, according to a new report by UN-Water.

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The U.S. intelligence community reiterates that the basic necessities of life are a national security issue.

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In a new report, the U.S. State Department finds a global confrontation between growing water demand and shrinking supplies, in addition to predictions for the next 30 years of water scarcity.

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Bulgaria should pursue shale gas in order to achieve energy independence, United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during a visit to the country, according to EurActiv. In January, Bulgaria placed a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing, which forces large quantities of chemicals and water into shale gas formations underground to release […]

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Diplomatic cables show that the U.S. State Department aims to strike a balance between the need for diplomatic dances and the desire to produce tangible results from on-the-ground projects.

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In Washington Last week the federal government began tearing down two dams on Washington state’s Elwha River. The $350 million project is the world’s largest dam-removal and river-restoration. The National Park Service is maintaining a website with daily photos monitoring the project’s progress. In Oregon and California The Department of the Interior released several peer-reviewed […]

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Residents and lawmakers in Nebraska mull their options for protecting key groundwater sources.

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Water use and greenhouse gas emissions are major concerns with oil interests plays.

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U.S. aid projects focus on city water systems, clean drinking water, dam construction and irrigation.

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

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Improved irrigation systems and water infrastructure projects are primary goals.

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The United States and Canada decided to update a key agreement that protects the Great Lakes from invasive species

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