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EPA Clean Water Rule Meets Political Pushback

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Unlike previous eras, Congress has avoided adjusting the law to manage new conditions.

Despite Delays and Billions in Overruns, Olmsted Locks and Dam Project Rolls On

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Ohio River project is departure for funds-starved U.S. 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,…
S.S. Superior at the Port of Chicago

Report: Water Levels Hit Record Lows in Two Great Lakes, Wildlife Struggles to Cope with Changing Climate

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Drought and reduced winter ice cover are contributing to declining water levels in the Great Lakes. As lakes Michigan and Huron hit record lows, a new report outlines what changes like this could mean for the region’s flora and fauna.

Senate Committee Continues to Discuss Sandy, Climate Change and Infrastructure

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Sandy has brought new urgency to a water resources bill. Two…
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Florida Oyster Harvest Suffers As Drought Intensifies Water Battle with Georgia and Alabama

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The drought that set upon the United States this year has tightened a three-state tug-of-war over fresh water, affecting marine life and a valuable fishing economy downstream in the Deep South's Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, the most biodiverse river system in North America.

The Mississippi Seesaw: Extreme Weather Begets Extreme River Levels

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With historic drought following historic floods, the lower Mississippi…

Reporting From Apalachicola, Florida: A Thousand Straws Stress River Basin

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Reporter Codi Yeager visits the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, where a severe drought is putting pressure on vital freshwater supplies for farms, cities, industries, and ecosystems in three Southeast states.
An aerial view of an intentional breach in levee L-575 near Hamburg, Iowa, June 20. The intentional breach was created by the local sponsor and approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers following a full breach of the levee June 13. The intentional breach was conducted by the sponsor to delay the time in which the area behind the levee would flood. The levee is located at River Mile 552 in Atchison County, Mo. (U.S. Army Photo)

Water Continues to Rise: Floods Rage in States along Missouri River

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Towns from Montana to Iowa are bracing for flood waters as heavy rains fall across the region and warm temperatures melt record snowfall.

Senator Obama's comments heat up water wars in Southern U.S.

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At an official campaign stop in Florida, Presidential hopeful…

Army Corps proposes water sharing in SE U.S.

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WASHINGTON D.C. - The Army Corps of Engineers is proposing…

Army Corps proposes water sharing in SE U.S.

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WASHINGTON D.C. - The Army Corps of Engineers is proposing…