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Too Few Farmers are Curbing Pollution in Lake Erie. Should They be Forced?

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As climate change complicates Lake Erie’s algae problem, scientists say farmers must do far more to reduce phosphorus runoff. But will enough farmers change their ways without a government mandate?
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The Story of Water in Texas

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The story of water in Texas is the state’s devout allegiance to the principle that mankind has dominion over nature.

The Biggest Coal Power Plant in the American West Closed. What Happens with the Colorado River Water It Used?

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Navajo Generating Station shut down in 2019 and is now being dismantled. The Colorado River water that cooled the plant is part of a broader legal impasse.

Rights vs. Regulations: When it Comes to Septic Codes, Property Rights Remain a Big Barrier

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A significant number of residential septic systems need repair or replacement, but efforts to enact a statewide code have been hampered.

Congress on Track to Approve Millions More in Federal Funding for Water Debt Relief

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First-ever federal program for household water-bill assistance could see another $500 million.

Michigan Rivers Changing Due to Climate Disruption

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Severe storms can lead to intensive flooding, soil erosion and disruption to fish populations. Timing is everything in nature.

Climate Change is Affecting The Kind of Fish You Can Catch in Michigan's Inland Lakes

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Warming waters are hard on some fish, such as walleye, and more favorable to others, such as smallmouth bass. With so many environmental stresses, it’s difficult to gauge the future of individual lakes.

The Future of Lake Superior with Climate Disruption

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With warming temperatures, fluctuating water levels and a series of extreme storms, Lake Superior is undergoing dramatic alterations amid climate change.

Like Developing Nations, Texas Confronts Lingering Water Crisis 

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More than 1,100 water suppliers affected, nearly half the state’s residents scavenge for clean water

Boil-Water Advisory in Effect, Low Water Pressure Impacts Austin Hospitals

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After days without power, millions in Texas are now facing a water crisis.

Speaking of Water: How Can the Biden Administration Deliver on Environmental Justice Pledges?

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The Biden administration wants to correct a legacy of pollution and under-investment in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color.