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Federal Water Tap, January 22: Shutdown Will Not Immediately Affect EPA

The Rundown The EPA says it will operate this week without interruption. A Michigan Republican introduces a bill putting maintenance conditions on Great Lakes oil pipelines. A Florida Republican asks President Trump for $4 billion for Everglades restoration projects. Delaware River Basin Commission proposes banning fracking within the watershed. More than 100 House members ask […]


Federal Water Tap, October 30: Sen. Booker Introduces Environmental Justice Bill

The Rundown The New Jersey Democrat’s bill addresses disproportionate burdens of pollution. EPA and Interior release reports on laws and agency actions that impede energy development. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee starts the groundwork for a new water infrastructure bill. President Trump says an aged dike in Florida should be repaired more quickly. The […]


The Stream, July 19: Efforts To Save Tanzania River Could Evict Thousands of Farmers

The Global Rundown Tanzania’s government is considering the eviction of thousands of farmers along the Great Ruaha River, which it says has been damaged by agriculture. Inadequate infrastructure and hot weather conditions are causing water shortages in the West Bank. California’s water board set a new drinking water standard for a carcinogenic chemical in the […]


The Stream, May 4: Unpaid Water Bills Could Foreclose Homes In Flint

The Global Rundown Residents of Flint, Michigan who have delinquent water accounts could face home foreclosure if they do not pay, despite concerns about lead. Violence between ranchers and herders in Kenya stems from historical land conflicts, not just drought, conservationists say. Cape Town, South Africa is still working to avert water cuts as its […]


The Stream, February 14: Philippines Cancels Mining Contracts To Protect Watersheds

The Global Rundown The Philippines canceled dozens of mining contracts in an effort to prevent watershed degradation. California’s governor asked for federal assistance to repair the damaged Oroville Dam. Scientists warned that the Florida Everglades may be reaching a “tipping point” and called for restored freshwater flows. A U.S. federal judge denied a request by […]