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Infographic: Ohio Passes Farm Regulations to Stop Lake Erie Toxic Algae

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Ohio passes its first regulations on farm practices and wastewater discharges since the Toledo drinking water crisis eight months ago.

EPA’s Proposed Veto of Alaska’s Pebble Mine in Line with Past Uses of Clean Water Act

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Legal experts say process should provide certainty, not worry,…

Support for UN Water Treaty Accelerates

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Progress on the treaty, which deals with transboundary water basins, or those shared by two or more countries, had stalled — until a major conservation group got involved.

The Stream, April 4: Water and Politics in South America

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Under a new law, mining and oil companies in Peru will be required…

Third Time's Not A Charm: U.S. Supreme Court Again Denies Request to Stop Asian Carp

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The Supreme Court denied a request by five states that were calling for immediate action to stop invasive Asian carp from infiltrating the Great Lakes. This is the third time that the court has denied an injunction for the Asian carp case.

Keystone XL Closer After U.S. House Vote

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The proposed pipeline could be approved on a much shorter timeline than was laid out by President Barack Obama, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday giving approval power for the project to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Senate has not yet considered the bill.
Au Sable

Divided Michigan Supreme Court Overturns Anglers of the Au Sable Decision, Reverses Environmental Victory

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The Michigan Supreme Court’s new conservative majority overturned a four-month-old court decision by a 4-3 margin this week, casting doubt on the rights of state citizens to sue over environmental harm.

Q&A: David Getches on Water Rights for
Indigenous Cultures

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"How modern society is affecting our water culture and the rights of indigenous communities."

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Mississippi’s Claims against Memphis

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The United States Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit claiming that Memphis is pumping too much water out of a shared aquifer, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

Water Pressure: Texas takes Oklahoma H2O to federal appeals court, wins

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DENVER -- Texans are one step closer to Oklahoma's faucet. A…

Colorado Supreme Court: Water laws must be transparent

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ALAMOSA, Colorado - A significantly water-stressed state, Colorado…