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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.

Texas Winter Storm Cripples Power, Water Systems

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Electric outages result in cuts to water service across the state of Texas.

The Pandemic’s Unequal Impact on North Carolina Water Utilities and Their Customers

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A new report depicts the financial challenges of providing water service in unprecedented times.

Water Could Make Michigan a Climate Refuge. Are We Prepared?

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What may it take to prepare the Great Lakes region for the future climatologists say we can expect?

High Demand for New Michigan Water Infrastructure Grants

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A new grant program in Michigan to rid drinking water systems of contaminants is proving to be quite popular.

EPA Nominee Regan Touts Collaboration during Senate Confirmation Hearing

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North Carolina’s top environmental regulator would seek “common ground” if confirmed in the federal role.

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Advisers File Report on Water Inequity in Massachusetts

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A new report approaches water access and affordability as civil rights issues.

Speaking of Water: China's Water Challenges in 2021

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Both at home and abroad, water will play a significant role in China's policy decisions in 2021.

‘Mass Aging’ of Dams a Global Safety and Financial Risk, UN Report Says

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A global dam-building binge that spanned the early- to mid-20th century is now reaching a turning point, according to a report published by the United Nations.

At Dawn of Biden Administration, Opportunities for Water Systems

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President Biden put forward a $2 trillion climate plan that mentions a bucketful of spending options to shore up America’s built and natural infrastructure.

California Households Owe $1 Billion in Water-Bill Debt

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In California, a statewide survey indicates that low-income households and communities of color are most affected by overdue water bills.

Flint Residents Unimpressed by Snyder Charges Linked to Lead Poisoning

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  By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan  Bridge reporter…