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While South Carolina Floods, U.S. Wrestles With Urban Stormwater

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Lawsuit requires EPA to address one of the largest water pollution sources in the country.

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…

United States Clean Water Rule Quandary Begins On Land

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EPA’s Clean Water Rule confronts deep-rooted farm resistance.…

Following EPA Action, Rio Tinto Exits Alaska Pebble Mine Project

U.S. agency moves to restrict development in Bristol Bay watershed.…

Washington Water Main, February 22: Natural Gas and Climate Change Take Center Stage

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A Senate committee hosts arguments on the federal government's role in the U.S. natural gas boom, while Democrats this week released a climate bill that could be the first in years to reach the Senate floor.
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The Stream, September 18: Water-Energy Nexus and WASH for Children

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Oil and Water Ahead of the worldwide Global Frackdown planned…
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The Stream, April 6: Radioactive Water Leaks Again At Fukushima

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Asia Twelve tons of radioactive water leaked from a pipeline…

Climate Change Alters the Calculus for Water Infrastructure Planning

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Adapting to climate change in the U.S., according to one estimate, will cost at least a half trillion dollars over the next four decades.
Interactive Map: U.S. Cities Acting Now to Reduce Water Risk from Climate Change

Interactive Map: U.S. Cities Acting Now to Reduce Water Risk from Climate Change

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A report from the Natural Resources Defense Council describes water threats and adaptations in a dozen American cities.
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Coal Conversion in the Rust Belt: Will It Be a Diamond for Small Ohio River Town?

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An energy company has plans to withdraw water from the Ohio River, the potential site for a coal-to-liquid fuels conversion plant, which would be the first of its kind in the United States and the sixth in the world. Though it will bring jobs to the region, the proposal is facing strong opposition from environmental groups.
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South of the Border—Second Environmental Review of Tar Sands Pipeline Leaves Many Groups Unsatisfied

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Residents and lawmakers in Nebraska mull their options for protecting key groundwater sources.
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Federal Government Restricts California's Delta Flow

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A policy that restricts water pumping from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.