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The Stream, March 30, 2022: New Technology Could Solve Solar Energy’s Water Problem

YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN Experts say mismanagement of resources could plunge Morocco into a water crisis as climate change worsens. Cameroon faces its most recent cholera outbreak. Michigan lawmakers pass a major spending bill, including billions for water infrastructure. Australian officials propose a major damming project that has been met with intense criticism for bypassing standard […]

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The Stream, November 18, 2021: Israel and Jordan Reach Water-and-Energy Sharing Agreement

YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN In the United States, a new report offers recommendations on expanding Native Americans’ access to drinking water. A dam in Queensland, Australia overflowed earlier this week, renewing neighboring landowners’ calls to expand its capacity. Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection is moving forward with a rule that would limit PFAS “forever chemicals” in […]

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The Stream, September 2, 2021: Brazil’s Energy Crisis Worse Than Previously Anticipated, Officials Say

YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN As drought worsens and hydropower generation dwindles, Brazil’s energy crisis is worse than officials originally thought. Communities of color on Virginia’s coastline are disproportionately affected by sewage disruptions. New legislation in North Carolina could fast track a farm project that environmentalists say supports obsolete waste management practices that cause air and water […]

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The Stream, May 25, 2021: Mining Denver’s Sewers for Energy

YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN The largest project in North America to tap the heat in sewer pipes is under construction in Denver. Leaders in Iran blame rolling blackouts on drought, heat, and cryptocurrency mining. South African scientists confront challenges in monitoring wastewater for SARS-CoV-2. Water systems in West Virginia report losing large volumes of water to […]

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Energy Companies Cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project

The two energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they have canceled the project. The proposed natural gas pipeline, which would have run 600 miles from West Virginia through Virginia to North Carolina, faced challenges for more than six years from groups who fought against construction. Local and national opposition along with […]

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The Stream, June 3, 2020: U.S. EPA Limits State Ability to Block Energy Infrastructure Projects

The Global Rundown The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) limits states’ ability to deny energy infrastructure projects. Gunmen in Niger cut off water supply to a refugee camp housing 35,000 displaced people. Researchers survey the effects of recent hurricanes on water quality in North Carolina. A major fuel spill into Russia’s river Ambarnaya will take […]

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Federal Water Tap, April 15: Trump Energy Order Targets State Water Permitting Authority

The Rundown President Trump hopes to boost construction of energy infrastructure projects. The Senate confirms David Bernhardt to lead the Interior Department. Congress approves a Colorado River basin conservation plan. The Army Corps’ management of Missouri River reservoirs comes under the microscope. The USDA releases its census of farm data. Federal officials prepare a trade […]