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Oakland’s Water Treatment Plant Generates Its Own Energy and Then Some

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Plant is at the center of a big move to also solve city’s solid waste problem.

Challenged By Drought, Fire, Earthquake, and Flood, California Departs On New Path

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In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving "net zero" energy use are top priorities.

Chilean Government Decides Fate of Patagonia Dams Tomorrow

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The decision pits energy development against river protection…

National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Pushing U.S. Toward Water Extremes

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The Southwest is drying out, while the Northeast is becoming…

Deep Sea Gas: China Follows Japan in Pursuit of New Energy Source

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Though methane hydrate, a newly discovered unconventional natural gas reserve, is seen as an alternative to coal-fueled power, the technology for tapping deepwater supplies is not yet viable.

Choke Point: U.S. — Water, Energy, and the Ohio River Valley’s New Course

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Few places in the United States better understand the economically essential and ecologically risky accord between energy and water than this southeast Ohio town.

Report: U.S. EPA Has Chance to Vastly Reduce Water Pollution from Power Plants

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EPA proposes tougher federal wastewater guidelines, while electricity…

Report: Half of U.S. Fracking Wells Drilled in Highly Water-stressed Regions

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Energy companies should provide better data on fracking water…

Thinking Big and Small About Natural Gas and Water

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A U.S. Senate hearing on drought and energy provided some statements…

The Stream, April 17: Vietnam Farms and Dams Compete for Water Amid Drought

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Water-Food-Energy A drought in Vietnam has uncovered tensions…

Study: Shale Gas Fracking Taints Rivers in Pennsylvania

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Though groundwater gets most of the attention, rivers are also affected by the rush of shale gas development across the United States, according to a new study that claims both wastewater and well development degrade water quality, but in different ways.

The Stream, March 6: More Than 1 Million Syrian Refugees

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There are now more than 1 million Syrians either registered as…