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The Stream, April 7: America's Abandoned Gas and Oil Wells

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Foreign Affairs analyzes why food subsidies have prevented and…

Bottling Wastewater Expands Island’s Oasis—Singapore’s NEWater Path to Independence

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Singapore is first to bottle and sell wastewater for drinking.

UK Water Company Turns Fecal Waste into Energy, Saves Money

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Human waste is a cheap energy source for Thames Water, which is in a price dispute with the UK’s water regulator. Thames Water, the largest water provider in the United Kingdom, saved £15 million (US$25 million) last year by using human feces as a source of renewable energy.

Tribes Lose Snowmaking Battle

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snowmachine The religious objections of Indian tribes are not sufficient enough to stop a ski resort from using reclaimed sewage water.

Detroit's Head Almost Above Water (and Sewer)

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A troubled metropolitan water and sewer department that serves…

Waste not, want not: Orange County sewage undergoes alchemy

Featured in the New York Times a new sewage treatment plant…

Texas residents still lack water as EPA grant expires, unspent

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SANTA ROSA, Texas - A recent EPA audit revealed that a $4 million…

Sewage on tap in Kenya

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NAIROBI, Kenya - More than 100,000 Nairobi residents could be…