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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.

Voices from the Past: Nixon, Congress Debate the Clean Water Act

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Four decades ago, national leaders talked about our duty and…

American Arsenic: After a Decade, Small Communities Still Struggle to Meet Federal Drinking Water Standards

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When the EPA lowered the arsenic standard for drinking water from 50 parts per billion to 10 in 2001, there were 3,000 water systems in violation. Today, nearly a thousand still are.

Peter Gleick: Misusing California Water Numbers for Political Purposes: Jobs, Fish, and Lies

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Anyone who pays attention to water in California knows that the state is just getting over (we hope) a serious three-year drought.

Lawmakers Pass Bill to Protect Argentina’s Glaciers

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Bill passes that will ban mining and oil drilling in Andean ice fields.

Senate Endorses Great Lakes Compact, Amid Growing Concern for Region's Health

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CHICAGO - After a decade of deliberation, the bill created…

Senators Bicker Over Standards in Ballast Water Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - While the Senate has moved to pass the Great…