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Colorado River Basin

Prompted By Scarcity, Colorado River Basin States Examine Their Lifeline

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The worst drought in the 105-year historical record of the Colorado River has opened a new era of water scarcity that is prompting state and federal water managers to evaluate never before considered options for increasing water supply and reducing demand.

Water Pollution Solution — New York Experiments with Coal Tar "Sponges" in Hudson River

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Testing new methods to remove residual coal tar from riverbeds in New York.

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.

Water Demand is Flash Point in Dakota Oil Boom

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Production from the Bakken Shale is projected to use up to 5.5 billion gallons of water annually.

Coal Ash Contaminates Groundwater and Drinking Water Sites in 21 States, Study Finds

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The EPA must do a better job of regulating the waste and protecting the nation’s water supply.

Bulk Water Company Plans to Export to India, East Asia and the Caribbean

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‘Water has to come to the people,’ president of S2C Global tells Circle of Blue.

Q&A: Josh Fox on the 'Toxification' of U.S. Water Sources in the Dig for Natural Gas

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The documentary “Gasland" has shown at film festivals and on HBO.

Study Reviews Western United States' Water and Energy Future

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Proposed western water supply projects are energy- and carbon-intensive, research group says.

A Desperate Clinch: Coal Production Confronts Water Scarcity

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In contest with coal, water takes a beating.

Bulk Water Exports: Alaska City Wants to Sell the World a Drink

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Water shipped in large tankers designed for oil as a supply solution to the global freshwater crisis?