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The Stream, July 30, 2021: India’s Water Crisis Could Worsen As Coal Mining Projects Expand

YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN As India plans to expand coal mining, environmentalists worry about the country’s worsening water crisis. In the American West, heavy rains in Arizona aren’t doing much to mitigate drought, Lake Powell water levels reach historic lows, and water theft in California reaches an all-time high. A U.S. representative is proposing additional funding […]

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Federal Water Tap, May 3: Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Water Infrastructure Bill

The Rundown By a near-unanimous margin, the Senate approved a broad water infrastructure package. FERC commissioners discuss incorporating environmental justice into their evaluation of energy infrastructure. The EPA announces a new round of WIFIA funds and approves grant funding for water systems in two Alaska Native villages. President Biden nominates a government veteran to lead […]

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The Stream, January 24: Another Mass Fish Kill Strikes New South Wales, Australia

The Global Rundown Thousands more fish die in New South Wales, Australia. New Florida governor Ron DeSantis calls for the resignation of the state’s water policy managers. Indonesia’s Jenebarang River overflows, swamping homes and killing six people. Urban designers make Wuhan, China, into a “sponge city,” in a bid to boost flood resilience. Zimbabwe considers […]

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The Stream, August 17: Colorado River Cutbacks Possible by 2020, Federal Report Warns

The Global Rundown A newly-released U.S. federal report warns that water cutbacks in the southwestern United States could occur by 2020 as Colorado River water levels fall. Bushfire season begins early in parched Australia. Lead in U.S. Army bases is poisoning service members’ children, a new report claims. Delhi, India, neglects traditional rainwater harvesting amid its […]

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The Stream, August 3: Water Quality Improves Along India’s Ganga River

The Global Rundown Water quality along India’s Ganga river improves at several locations. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, as well as the state government, are dismissed from a Flint water crisis lawsuit. A hosepipe ban is northwest England is called off amid rainfall and cooler temperatures. Monsoon rains continues to deluge Myanmar, displacing nearly 150,000 people. […]

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The Stream, May 3: Wet Wipe Pollution Reshapes Riverbeds Across Britain

The Global Rundown Increasing contamination from wet wipes disrupts riverbeds in Britain. Rising sea levels threaten Florida’s Everglades and coastal communities. Los Angeles, California, looks for sustainable water solutions as the city’s major water sources decline. Flash floods in Somalia impact nearly 500,000 people. Drought spreads throughout the western U.S., raising fears of summer wildfires. […]