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Infographic: U.S. Surface Water Pollution by State

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More than half of the country's lakes and rivers are not meeting water quality standards.

U.S. Clean Water Law Needs New Act for the 21st Century

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Seminal water law does not address nation's emerging water pollution challenges.

The Stream, March 27: Water and Oil in the Amazon

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South America A new billboard in Peru is creating fresh water…

Global Gold Rush: The Price of Mining Pursuits On The Water Supply

Water supplies remain key to the global boom in gold mining, driven by high demand and near-record prices.

The Stream, May 25: Asian Cities Resist Climate Change

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ChiAsia and Climate Change Ten Asian cities throughout India,…

The Stream, December 21: Raising The Price Of Carbon

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The European Union's environment committee voted to decrease…

The Stream, October 12: Biofuels Spur Hunger

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U.S. government support for biofuels and inaction on climate…

World’s Rivers Are in Crisis, Global Report Says

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International study finds serious threats to the world’s fresh water.

Toxic Sludge Carries Arsenic, Mercury Into Danube River

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High levels of mercury and arsenic have been released from a containment pond at a Hungarian alumina plant, according to Greenpeace.

Coal Ash Contaminates Groundwater and Drinking Water Sites in 21 States, Study Finds

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The EPA must do a better job of regulating the waste and protecting the nation’s water supply.

Mekong River Dolphins Near 'Brink of Extinction'

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The river pollution could come from any of six Southeast Asian countries inhabiting 300 million people.