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California Oil Industry's Wastewater Saga Adds New Twist

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A lawsuit, an official's resignation, and failed legislative proposals marked the beginning of June.

Infographic: Wastewater in California's Oil Fields

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The oil industry's relationship to water is governed by a surprising ratio.

Amid California Drought, Oil Industry Wastewater Attracts New Scrutiny

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State and federal authorities move to tame use of aquifers as…

The Stream, May 11: Top Scientists Say Water + Energy = Linked Issues

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Energy and Climate The world's top scientists are urging governments…
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

Plumbing WikiLeaks: Saudi Arabia Fears Iranian Nuclear Meltdown and Potential Terrorism to Desalination

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Classified cables show that Saudi and U.S. officials believe water supplies along the Persian Gulf are at high-risk for terrorist attacks and possible contamination from nearby nuclear plants. This is the first of a new series that will analyze the water-related U.S. embassy cables published by WikiLeaks.

Bottomless Precedent: BP Gulf Gusher Endemic to Global Oil Problem

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Big spills and bigger damage to people and water resources around the globe.