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Interior Department Supports Klamath Dam Removal

Permitting process still has years to go before demolition begins. By…

Major Federal Study Sets Foundation for Colorado River Basin’s Future

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Climate change and population growth will force the basin to…
U.S. House Appropriations Committee

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Cuts Funding for Water Programs in 2013 Budget

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Funds for water infrastructure are slashed. By Brett Walton Circle…
President Obama spoke to students at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va., on Monday, the day he submitted his fiscal year 2013 budget to Congress. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Obama’s 2013 Budget a Mixed Bag for Water, a Boon for Clean Energy

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The president throws more clean-energy money at the Energy Department, while cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget come at the expense of water and sewer infrastructure.

Economics and Water Concerns Alter the Solar Landscape in the US West

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The falling price of photovoltaic panels and public concerns…
Colorado River Basin

US Government Approves World’s Largest Solar Project

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The Blythe solar plant is the sixth on public lands to get federal approval this month.
Water & Energy Collision

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, Meeting National Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments

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The pursuit of energy development development reveal gaps in policymaking.

Water Allocations for Californian Farmers Increased, But Only Somewhat

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Farmers south of California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta can expect to receive about 10 percent of their federally allocated water this spring, so says the U.S. Department of the Interior. That's up from zero, after heavy rain- and snow-fall in the Sierra's had the Bureau of Reclamation reassess earlier predictions Tuesday.

Obama's Latest Pick Bodes Well for Water

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WASHINGTON -- To serve as Interior Secretary, Obama has nominated…