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Strength of New EPA Lead Rule Depends on Accountability

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Expert panel recommendations are criticized for lacking teeth. Photo…

Septic Systems Contaminate Drinking Water Wells on Cape Cod

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Pharmaceuticals, flame retardants, and other organic compounds found in small concentrations in household drinking water.

Infographic: Global Reservoir Storage Capacity

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The rate of storage expansion has slowed since the mid-20th century Hoover…

U.S. Not Prepared for Tar Sands Oil Spills, National Study Finds

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Report urges new regulations, research, and technology to respond…

Big Investment Updates Great Lakes Shipping

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New technology and ships make maritime commerce more efficient,…

Infographic: Plan to Change Lake Ontario Water Level Regulations Considered by Canada, U.S.

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Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario…

Lake Ontario Water Level Plan Tests Attitudes Toward Environment

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Plan 2014, a proposal to alter lake levels and restore wetlands,…

In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part II)

Quality of life and economy thrive with greater care for water,…

Lawsuit Asks For Regulations To Address Underwater Oil Pipeline Spills

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National Wildlife Federation says federal agency has allowed…

Pope Francis Visit, VW Fraud, China Cap and Trade, and John Boehner -- How They Coincide

Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider puts an eventful…

Q&A: Bill Christiansen on the Sustainable Development Goal for Water Efficiency

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Bill Christiansen, program manager for the Chicago-based Alliance for Water Efficiency, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the efficient and sustainable use of water, talks with Circle of Blue about the subgoal to improve water efficiency.

The Forgotten Great Lake

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On Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, COB reporter Codi Kozacek found that much is happening, but not many are looking.