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Wisconsin Groundwater Dispute Is a Warning Signal for the Eastern United States

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Water problems in states east of the Mississippi River mirror…

Lawsuit Asks For Regulations To Address Underwater Oil Pipeline Spills

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National Wildlife Federation says federal agency has allowed…
John Burchard, General Manager of the Alpaugh Community Services District, walks a ditch bank on the outskirts of town. The small farmworker community in California's Central Valley suffers from high levels of arsenic and other contaminates in its drinking water.

2015 Water Preview, Part II: National – States React to New Era of Water Scarcity

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Water is priority in state legislatures and governors’ offices.

State Water Plans Are Coming Due

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Reporter Brett Walton previews two plans — in Arkansas and Colorado — that will be unveiled this week, in addition to the Kansas plan that is due out next year

U.S. Irrigation Pushed Eastward By Drought and Financial Risks

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Irrigated agriculture’s march into Midwest and South could increase competition for water.

U.S. State Water Plans Are Ready for Review

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A year of water planning reaches the halfway point. Three…

The Stream, July 29: U.S. Cities To Face More Weather Extremes

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A new National Resources Defense Council report concludes that…

Tracking the Threat and Politics of Asian Carp

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Imported from Taiwan and brought to Arkansas as weed control agents three decades ago, Asian carp have become the poster children of potential threats to the Great Lakes. As the fish inch closer to invading Lake Michigan, regional and national politicians debate the financial consequences of coping with the invasive species. With the fate of multi-billion dollar a year industries on the line, the Obama administration has offered some fiscal support to quell the storm.

Charting Asian Carp's Course

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Four species of Asian carp were first imported into Arkansas in the early 1970s. Since then the voracious, rapidly multiplying fish have migrated northwards, edging ever-closer to the Great Lakes.

Oklahoma, Arkansas Poultry Industry Continue Court Battle Over Water Pollution

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Poultry Industry Continues Court Battle Over Water PollutionOklahoma’s lawsuit against 11 poultry companies, including Tyson Food Inc., continues to take interesting twist and turns in court as more witnesses testify. Poultry companies have claimed that Oklahoma state officials took too long to file suit about alleged water pollution from bird waste, The Associated Press (AP) reported last week.

Leave it to Beaver: Arkansas Water Department Warns About Imposters

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As water grows increasingly precious to the southwestern United…