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U.S. Clean Water Enforcement Strategy: Big Penalties But Fewer Prosecutions

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Agencies are going after polluters with smaller staffs and less money.

U.S. EPA Avoids Stricter Water Pollution Standards for Gulf of Mexico

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Court decision makes it easier for EPA to leave nutrient pollution…
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The Stream, April 15: Comprehensive Water Reform Emerging in Texas

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In Texas, no water means no business, reporter Kate Galbraith…

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.
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Marine Ecologist Studying the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Named MacArthur Fellow

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To explain water quality in the Gulf, Dr. Nancy Rabalais looked…
Infographic: Apalachicola Oysters

Infographic: The Oyster Industry in Florida's Apalachicola Bay

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How do freshwater flows — or lack thereof — affect the marine life downstream?
Hurricane Isaac NASA night view

New Orleans Survived Isaac, and So Did I

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The city's new flood protection system was tested by the hurricane…
Hurricane Isaac Gulf of Mexico

Preparing for Isaac Means Hoarding Water

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Circle of Blue reporter Codi Yeager-Kozacek, a native Michigander…
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The Stream, August 17: Has Work Resumed on Laos' Mekong Dam?

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Despite assurances from Laos that work on its controversial Xayaburi…
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The Stream, July 30: Asian Rainfall Picks Up, While U.S. Drought Brings Benefits

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South and East Asia Despite fears of drought, the monsoon in…
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The Stream, July 17: Drought in the United States

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Low water levels in the Mississippi River have prompted salt…
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The Stream, June 28: Nutrient Pollution Choking the Mississippi River

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What does Chicago have to do with the growing algae blooms in…