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Circle of Blue’s Brett Walton finds that little water is used for fracking in a state that is not known for its oil and gas production.

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EPA proposes tougher federal wastewater guidelines, while electricity generation turns from coal to gas. Photo courtesy of Brent Moore via Flickr Creative Commons A 2008 coal-ash pond failure at the Kingston Fossil Plant in Tennessee spilled 4.1 million cubic meters (5.4 million cubic yards) of wet coal ash into surrounding communities. While the EPA’s proposed […]

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South America A new billboard in Peru is creating fresh water from the air, helping to supply local communities, according to the Global Post. Though the area typically receives very little rainfall, the billboard takes advantage of the region’s high humidity. In an effort to clean up oil projects in the Amazon, Peru has declared […]

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A new method of hydraulic fracturing utilizes reusable liquid propane gas instead of water to release underground natural gas deposits, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The technology, which is being developed in Canada, could have dramatic implications for water use in the burgeoning natural gas industry. United States Climate-related natural disasters have incurred $14 billion […]

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Southeast could learn from Southwest

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In contest with coal, water takes a beating.

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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has called for a hearing on flood releases from a dam upstream from Nashville, while the city attempts to clean up.

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With floods across the Midwest, droughts along the Southwest, and legal skirmishes in the West and South—water issues are dividing the United States and challenging its citizens like never before. As first reported by Circle of Blue in July 2008, increasing competition for diminishing water supplies is driving the United States into an era of water scarcity.

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Tennessee River Water Allocation Face-offCould the fourth time be the charm for Georgia’s push to re-negotiate its border with Tennessee?

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Mephis TennesseeThe Supreme Court will decide if Memphis has been stealing Mississippi’s groundwater since 1985 and must pay $1 billion in damages.

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What happens when the earth gives way? Residents and authorities in eastern Tennessee struggle to answer this very question, as 5.4 million cubic yards of spilled coal ash seep into nearby waterways, block roads and flood neighborhoods.

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Drought-parched Georgia got a “cool wet kiss of friendship” on Wednesday from neighboring Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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