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HotSpots H2O: Minnesota Rolls Out Plan for PFAS Contamination

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Minnesota officials announced a multi-step strategy to address PFAS contamination in the environment.

HotSpots H2O: Landslide Triggers Devastating Flash Floods in India

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The collapse of a mountain flank in India’s northern Uttarakhand state last week triggered devastating flash floods in the region.

HotSpots H2O: Amid Water Crisis, Recent Storms Provide Some Relief to Istanbul

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Recent storms provided relief to drought-stricken Istanbul…

HotSpots H2O: In Ethiopian Conflict, Water Insecurity and Disease Risk Escalate

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Destruction to infrastructure in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia has left people without access to clean water and increased the risk of fatal diseases. 

Hot Spots H2O: Research Finds High Levels of PFAS Contaminants in Chinese Drinking Water

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Drinking water for millions of people in China has unsafe levels of PFAS toxics, according to a new study.

HotSpots H2O: Rapidly Disappearing Tuni Glacier Raises Concerns for Bolivian Water Scarcity

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The Tuni glacier, a formerly vast piece of ice that rises over the Bolivian capital of La Paz as a critical water source, is disappearing faster than predicted.

HotSpots H2O: River Dredging Near Chernobyl Risks Radioactive Water Contamination

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Eight million people in Ukraine are in danger of drinking contaminated water due to the construction of an inland shipping route.

HotSpots H2O: Minnesota Pipeline Opponents File Federal Lawsuit to Halt Construction

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Two Minnesota Ojibwe communities and two environmental organizations filed a lawsuit against the Line 3 oil pipeline in order to halt construction in that state.

HotSpots H2O: Tensions Rise as India, China Clash Over Proposed Chinese Dam

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Tensions spiked between China and India after the Chinese government announced plans to build a dam across one of the major waterways flowing from Tibet.

HotSpots H2O: Wetland Restoration in India Aims to Prevent Human-Animal Conflict

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In Assam, a state in northeastern India, authorities at Kaziranga…

HotSpots H2O: U.N. and Ethiopia Reach Aid Deal After Weeks of Conflict

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After thousands of Eritrean refugees were stranded for weeks…

HotSpots H2O: Water Scarcity in Palestinian Territories Puts Farming at Risk

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Water scarcity in occupied Palestinian territories continues to put health and agriculture at risk as conflict over water supplies between Jordan, Israel, and Palestinians flares.