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‘Make Agribusinesses Pay the Full Costs:’ In Blue New Deal, Warren Targets Farm Pollution, Great Lakes

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Freshwater policies included in Warren’s ocean plan. By…

U.S. Governors Outline Water Priorities

In State of the State speeches, governors emphasize pollution cleanup, collaboration, and funding.

California Groundwater Regulation Hangs on a Few Words

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As a key deadline approaches, a debate over word choice. By…

Israel’s Water Resource Ethic: More With Less

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Desert life nurtures respect for water. By Brett Walton,…

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…

Challenged By Drought, Fire, Earthquake, and Flood, California Departs On New Path

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In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving "net zero" energy use are top priorities.

Business, Finance Leaders Address U.S. Water Policy

From markets and higher prices, better water systems will flow,…

Australia Disbands National Water Commission

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The water advisory group is a casualty of sharp cuts to the Commonwealth’s…

Washington Water Main, April 15: Sally Jewell to Lead Interior Department; EPA and Energy Director Nominees Face Hearings

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President Barack Obama's nominees to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy are expected to join just-confirmed Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell in developing the United States' water, food, and energy systems.
The opening of the Morganza spillway resulted almost immediately in the flooding of farmland located within the floodway. Flooding of farmland caked in fertilizer is a threat to the Gulf of Mexico because it could increase the size of the dead-zone.

The Stream, April 10: India Water Week

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Asia On the eve of India Water Week, The Wall Street Journal…
The opening of the Morganza spillway resulted almost immediately in the flooding of farmland located within the floodway. Flooding of farmland caked in fertilizer is a threat to the Gulf of Mexico because it could increase the size of the dead-zone.

Agriculture and Sewage Dead Zone: Taking on Nutrient Pollution in the Mississippi River Watershed

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As the impact of agriculture on water quality intensifies around the globe, two lawsuits in the United States aim to reduce the size of the Gulf of Mexico's ‘dead zone’ by setting limits on nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River Basin.
The opening of the Morganza spillway resulted almost immediately in the flooding of farmland located within the floodway. Flooding of farmland caked in fertilizer is a threat to the Gulf of Mexico because it could increase the size of the dead-zone.

The Stream, December 28: Water Policy Plans

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Thailand is creating an $11 billion fund for flood water management…