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Infographic: A History of EPA Veto Actions to Protect Water

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The EPA has issued 13 vetoes since the passing of the Clean Water…

Infographic: Toxic Algae in Ohio Drinking Water Sources

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Algae toxins have been found in seven lakes, reservoirs, and rivers that supply drinking water to 1 million people.

Washington Water Main, May 17: Moniz Confirmed as Next Energy Secretary, EPA Administrator Nominee Narrowly Passes Committee

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MIT's Ernest Moniz will become the next secretary of energy, but EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy still faces stiff Senate opposition.

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, April 8: Hearings for Energy and EPA Directors

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The Senate will host confirmation hearings this week for two more members of President Barack Obama’s cabinet with significant influence over water, agriculture, and energy management in the United States.

The Stream, March 27: Water and Oil in the Amazon

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South America A new billboard in Peru is creating fresh water…

Washington Water Main, March 14: Energy, EPA Director Nominations Pending

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Confirmation hearings are pending for President Barack Obama's nominees to lead the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency.

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,…

Clean Water Act Turns 40 (Part II): A Harvest of Clean Water Exemptions on the Farm

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The U.S. farm sector, more productive and richer than ever, is a major water polluter.

The Stream, October 22: California's Water-Infrastructure Challenges Intensifying

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Water is becoming ever-more expensive in California. Major infrastructure…

The Stream, September 6: U.S. and Canada Finalize Great Lakes Water Quality

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Environmental officials from the U.S. and Canada announced that…

The Stream, August 15: Difficulty of Cleaning Urban Waterways

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is starting…