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Binational Lake Erie Phosphorus Targets Proposed to Curb Algae

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To limit toxic algae blooms, the United States and Canada will need to reduce nutrient pollution by 40 percent.

Water, Food, and Ecuador

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From New York to Chicago to South America, Circle of Blue intern Miranda Cawley describes what drew her to the water-food-energy nexus.

Infographic: Price of Water in 30 Major U.S. Cities (2010-2015)

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Cities raise rates to pay for repairs and to respond to conservation. The…

Asian Carp Swarm South of Chicago As Consensus on Permanent Solution Eludes Nation

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New legislative proposal focuses on less expensive, short-term…

Great Lakes Mayors Ask State and Federal Governments to Step Up On Algae

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Drinking water summit focuses on Toledo water crisis. Photo…

Study: Army Corps of Engineers Release Ways to Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes

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Plans to stop the invasive fish are costly, and most take more than 10 years to complete.

The Price of Water 2013: Up Nearly 7 Percent in Last Year in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 25 Percent Rise Since 2010

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Utilities tinker with rate structures designed to stabilize revenue.

The Stream, April 19: Drought-hit Midwest Pummeled by Rains

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Drought Relief Farm fields across the Midwestern United States…

Report: Why Asian Carp eDNA Still Matters in the Fight for the Great Lakes

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Researchers see great promise in eDNA testing to detect invasive and rare species at low abundance — including invasive Asian carp — but refining the tool is a long process.

The Stream, December 13: Drier Future Ahead for Colorado River-dependent States

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A federal report said that demand for Colorado River water will…

The Stream, December 7: A New Route for Keystone XL?

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A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan near the…

After Summer of Testing, Status of Asian Carp in Lake Erie Remains Uncertain

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Positive test results for Asian carp eDNA from Lake Erie's Sandusky and Maumee bays are worrying, but not conclusive.