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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.

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.
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Draft USGS Water Strategy Collides With Tough Budget Situation

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Some key programs identified in the draft, which was released…

U.S. Congress to Get Asian Carp Solutions by 2013, Two Years Ahead of Schedule

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to speed up…

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.
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The Stream, February 24: South Africa Invests in Energy

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Energy South Africa may invest $78 billion in new nuclear power…
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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.
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Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

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However, the company building the pipeline will be invited to re-appl,y after finding a new route through Nebraska, according to a government official.
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U.S. Administration Bans Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

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The decision by the U.S. Department of the Interior was applauded…
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The Stream, December 22: Mercury Emissions Cuts Benefit Water

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Emissions The United States passed new rules to cut mercury…
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Plumbing WikiLeaks: Water's Role in U.S. Foreign Aid

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Diplomatic cables show that the U.S. State Department aims to…
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The Stream, November 11: Keystone XL Decision Proposed

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The Obama administration decided Thursday to study an alternate…