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Mississippi’s Claim That Tennessee Is Stealing Groundwater Is A Supreme Court First

A dispute over an aquifer that crosses political boundaries could…

Tennessee's Geology Shows the Local Peculiarity of Fracking

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Circle of Blue's Brett Walton finds that little water is used for fracking in a state that is not known for its oil and gas production.

Report: U.S. EPA Has Chance to Vastly Reduce Water Pollution from Power Plants

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EPA proposes tougher federal wastewater guidelines, while electricity…

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, November 9: Fracking Without Water

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A new method of hydraulic fracturing utilizes reusable liquid…

A Desperate Clinch: Coal Production Confronts Water Scarcity

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In contest with coal, water takes a beating.

Army Corps Defends Dam Operations in Tennessee

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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has called for a hearing on flood releases from a dam upstream from Nashville, while the city attempts to clean up.

Water Issues Dividing and Challenging the U.S.

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With floods across the Midwest, droughts along the Southwest, and legal skirmishes in the West and South—water issues are dividing the United States and challenging its citizens like never before. As first reported by Circle of Blue in July 2008, increasing competition for diminishing water supplies is driving the United States into an era of water scarcity.

Georgia and Tennessee: 200 Years of a Tennessee River Toss-up

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Tennessee River Water Allocation Face-offCould the fourth time be the charm for Georgia's push to re-negotiate its border with Tennessee?

Mississippi vs. Tennessee: Billion-dollar Supreme Court Question, "Is Memphis Stealing Water?"

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Mephis TennesseeThe Supreme Court will decide if Memphis has been stealing Mississippi's groundwater since 1985 and must pay $1 billion in damages.

Rainy Tennessee Copes with Valley of Ashes

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What happens when the earth gives way? Residents and authorities…