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Sitka, Alaska Still Waits on First Bulk Water Export

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City favors contract extension with company that missed $US 1…

Southeast Alaska, All Rainforests, Glaciers, and Waterfalls, Nevertheless Has Water Worries

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Resource-extraction economy faces inherent tensions between development…

U.S. Clean Water Enforcement Strategy: Big Penalties But Fewer Prosecutions

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Agencies are going after polluters with smaller staffs and less money.

Fear and Hoping in Seattle

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All is woe in the water world — or is it? Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton reflects on an extraordinary summer.

California Fire Danger Mounts in Sierra Nevada Forests

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Bark beetles, water scarcity, and dying trees herald a region in ecological transition during the height of state's four-year drought.

Alaska Bulk Water Shipments to California Proposed

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Despite a signed contract, Sitka city officials say the real test is whether water is actually delivered.

Wisconsin Iron Mine Plans Abandoned Due to Wetlands

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EPA action under Clean Water Act cited as determining factor.…

Infographic: A History of EPA Veto Actions to Protect Water

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The EPA has issued 13 vetoes since the passing of the Clean Water…

EPA’s Proposed Veto of Alaska’s Pebble Mine in Line with Past Uses of Clean Water Act

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Legal experts say process should provide certainty, not worry,…

Scrubbing Rocks, and Other Things Scientists Do

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Basic scientific research is not glamorous. Photo Codi Kozacek…

What Happens in the Arctic Doesn't Stay in the Arctic

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Carbon dioxide released here can drive climate change elsewhere. Photo…

Following EPA Action, Rio Tinto Exits Alaska Pebble Mine Project

U.S. agency moves to restrict development in Bristol Bay watershed.…