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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.

The Rising Cost of Settling the American Desert

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Power plant that moves torrent of water uphill considers closing
Water & Energy Collision

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, Meeting National Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments

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The pursuit of energy development development reveal gaps in policymaking.

Peter Gleick: Time for a "Cash for Water Clunkers" Program

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The international water expert proposes a plan to ensure the long-term sustainability of the United States’ water resources.

U.S. Gains Carp Czar, Court Hears Testimony on the Invasive Fish

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The newly appointed czar says he's undecided on separating the infested Mississippi and Illinois rivers from Lake Michigan.

Asian Carp Case Goes to Court as Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Protect the Great Lakes

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Invasive Asian carp make a surprise appearance on the Missouri River.

Kyrgyzstan Launches Controversial Hydropower Plant

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The country's energy ambitions could intensify water competition in Central Asia.

Fracking Regulations Vary Widely from State to State

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A look at how states across America are facing deep frack dilemmas.

In Solar Power Lies Path to Reducing Water Use For Energy

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California’s latest proposed desert solar power plant could compromise desert habitat.

Glacier Water Threatens to Flood French Alps Valley

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French officials have begun pumping millions of gallons of water as part of a multi-million dollar emergency operation.

California Drought is No Problem for Kern County Oil Producers

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Farmers do without water because of oil industry uses.

EPA and State Department Square Off On Tar Sands Pipeline

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Water use and greenhouse gas emissions are major concerns with oil interests plays.