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President Obama’s Flint Visit is Critique of “Culture of Neglect” That Damages Nation’s Water

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Escalating risks drive water quality and supply to top of public…

The Missing Ingredient in the Obama Water Strategy

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Science and technology are fundamental pieces, but policy change may be the hardest fix of all.

India’s Economy Slows as Condition of Water, Land, and Cities Deteriorates

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Prime Minister Modi and President Obama this week need to talk about 21st-century development.

President Obama Signs Bill to Continue Funding National Drought Warning System

The National Integrated Drought Information System puts federal data in the hands of farmers, state officials, and businesses.

Spending to Conserve Water on California Farms Will Not Increase Supply

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Benefits go to agriculture, but won’t help cities.

Texas A&M University Unveils North American Soil Moisture Database

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The database is one step toward better information about the…

A FOIA Saga

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The long road to information about a federal study of fracking’s…

Washington Water Main, April 15: Sally Jewell to Lead Interior Department; EPA and Energy Director Nominees Face Hearings

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President Barack Obama's nominees to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy are expected to join just-confirmed Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell in developing the United States' water, food, and energy systems.

Washington Water Main, March 1: Different Futures in World Energy Systems; Change at Top of U.S. Interior Department

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Shell Oil Co. released a study projecting alternative futures for global energy supply, and Sally Jewell faces political opposition to her nomination as Secretary of the Interior.

The Stream, December 20: Coal — World's Top Energy Source by 2017

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By 2017, coal will supplant oil as the world's top energy source,…

The Stream, December 6: Water Wars Raging in Midwestern States

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States in the midwestern United States, still reeling from this…

The Stream, November 7: Storm Poised to Bring More Flooding to U.S. East Coast

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President Obama Wins Re-election The U.S. energy industry is…