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Binational Lake Erie Phosphorus Targets Proposed to Curb Algae

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To limit toxic algae blooms, the United States and Canada will need to reduce nutrient pollution by 40 percent.

Nicaragua Canal Environmental Assessment Criticized As Scientifically Weak, Technically Inadequate

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Expert panel finds “scientifically indefensible” conclusions in 14-volume study.

Great Lakes Toxic Algae Prompts Big Investment and Rare Political Agreement

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After last summer's toxic algae outbreak, safe drinking water is a priority again in Ohio, the state that spurred the Clean Water Act four decades ago.

Lake Erie Algae Blooms Prompt New International Targets for Phosphorus

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Current targets not enough to stop algal toxins. Image…

Choke Point: U.S. — Water, Energy, and the Ohio River Valley’s New Course

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Few places in the United States better understand the economically essential and ecologically risky accord between energy and water than this southeast Ohio town.

The Stream, April 10: Japan's Fukushima Water Tanks Spring Leaks

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A leak was discovered at yet another underground water storage…

The Stream, March 29: Drought Continues in Northeast Brazil

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While Brazil’s major crop growing areas are producing a record…

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…

The Stream, February 5: Water-Energy Nexus in China

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When a Greenpeace China rapid response team ventured to a chemical…

The Stream, January 30: After Cyclone, Water Supplies Tight in Brisbane

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Storms spawned by Tropical Cyclone Oswald created "record turbidity…

The Stream, January 25: No Water for Timbuktu

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Africa Water service, as well as electricity and phone service,…

The Stream, January 18: The Xayaburi Dam, Water Rationing, and Argentine Corn

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Rivers Vietnam and Cambodia urged Laos to halt its controversial…