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America’s Oil Boom Can Not Happen Without Groundwater

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Risks are substantial in New Mexico’s Permian Basin.

Water and Climate Safety, Finance Security, Drive Keystone XL Conflict

Nebraska is again a battleground over tar sands oil pipeline. By…

Water-Related Risks Strand $Billions in Energy, Mining, Power Projects

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Droughts, floods, and civic opposition cause huge losses.

Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Not ‘Vital’, Report Finds

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Twin oil pipelines running below the Straits of Mackinac are…

Southeast Alaska, All Rainforests, Glaciers, and Waterfalls, Nevertheless Has Water Worries

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Resource-extraction economy faces inherent tensions between development…

California Closes 33 Injection Wells Used to Dump Oilfield Waste into Aquifers

Hundreds more wells face closure in the next 16 months, while…

Line 5 Pipeline Task Force Highlights Weakness in Enbridge Management

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Pipeline owner criticized for lapses in inspection and disclosure.

Great Lakes Line 5 Oil Pipeline Safety Study Nears

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Michigan will reveal information about energy-transport network under the Straits of Mackinac.

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, March 27: Water and Oil in the Amazon

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

The Stream, March 6: More Than 1 Million Syrian Refugees

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There are now more than 1 million Syrians either registered as…

Washington Water Main, March 1: Different Futures in World Energy Systems; Change at Top of U.S. Interior Department

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Shell Oil Co. released a study projecting alternative futures for global energy supply, and Sally Jewell faces political opposition to her nomination as Secretary of the Interior.