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The Stream, April 9: Chilean Court Green-lights Patagonia Dam Project

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Patagonia Chile's supreme court has rejected seven appeals filed…

The Stream, February 22: Africa's Food Security

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Water Quality Environmental degradation, including waste water…

The Stream, February 10: Danube River Freezes Over

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Weather The crazy winter weather continued, as record low temperatures…

The Stream, January 23: Chevron Appeals $18 Billion Amazon Pollution Fine

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Chevron has filed an appeal with Ecuador's Supreme Court to review…

The Stream, August 10: Toxins in Drinking Water

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There are about 6,000 toxins that the U.S. Environmental Protection…

U.S. House Passes Bill to Accelerate Decision on Tar Sands Keystone XL Pipeline

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If the Republican-sponsored bill passes the Democrat-controlled Senate, the final decision could come by the beginning of November.

The Stream, July 21: UN Declares Famine in Somalia

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The United Nations has declared famine in two regions of southern…

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.

Uncertain Future for Shale Gas in Europe — Accepted by U.K., Rejected by France, Others Undecided

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Despite getting a go-ahead in the U.K., shale gas faces an uncertain future in Europe.

Peter Gleick: Unsafe Drinking Water for California's Poor – Unfair, Unnecessary, and Unacceptable

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The United States has -- for the most part -- an excellent tap…

Study: Unregulated Toxin Present in Tap Water of 31 U.S. Cities

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California is the first state to consider a limit on the “Erin Brockovich” chemical, which has been found in 31 of 35 U.S. cities recently surveyed.

EPA and Halliburton Skirmish -- Promises of Safer Fracking Fluid

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After denying EPA disclosure request, Halliburton promises safer fracking fluid and more disclosure.