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EPA Announces National Wastewater Nutrient Pollution Census

Agency will study nitrogen and phosphorus removal at wastewater…

America’s Spreading Septic Threat

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Failing septic systems produce disease outbreaks, algae blooms,…

Infographic: Lake Titicaca Contends With Water Pollution and Climate Change

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Receding glaciers, growing cities, and expanding agriculture threaten the highest navigable lake in the world.

Report: U.S. Water Systems, Deteriorated and Slow to Change, Need New Strategy – And Money

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More of the same is not working in changed conditions of the 21st century.
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The Stream, December 12: Improving Agricultural Infrastructure

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Upgrades to the world's agricultural export infrastructure, such…
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Hurricane Sandy Has an Ohio Wastewater Utility Operating Above Capacity

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The megastorm's effects reach far, far inland. Hurricane Sandy--after…

Ashley Murray

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In developing countries, environmental arguments for keeping…
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The Stream, March 16: Emissions On The Rise

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Climate Change Fossil fuels will supply 85 percent of the world's…
NASA Satellite image of Lake Poyang

Pollution, Dry Weather Choke the World's Major Lakes

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Urban waste and falling water levels signaled a rough start to…
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The Stream, December 1: Australia's Coal-seam Gas Development

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Australia's fast-growing coal-seam gas industry is a "relatively…
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The Stream, November 7: EPA Fracking Report Due in 2014

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will release its final…
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Mixing Art and Technology: North America’s Largest Membrane-filtration Sewage Plant Opens Near Seattle

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The $1.8 billion Brightwater facility, 10 miles northeast of Seattle, eschews old notions of what a sewage plant is. State-of-the-art membrane technology produces reusable water, a trail system allows outdoor recreation, and wetlands give salmon a place to spawn.