EPA poised to roll back what waterways are protected

Dec 11, 2018
The Trump administration is set to release a plan that would redefine which bodies of water are protected by the 1972 Clean Water Act.
The Trump administration is set to release a plan that would redefine which bodies of water are protected by the 1972 Clean Water Act. 
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Why tariffs threaten to raise the cost of drinking water

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Oct 25, 2018
The Trump administration's tariffs on steel, aluminum and more than $250 billion worth of Chinese products are turning up in the darndest of places.
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Why tariffs threaten to raise the cost of drinking water

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Oct 25, 2018
The Trump administration's tariffs on steel, aluminum and more than $250 billion worth of Chinese products are turning up in the darndest of places.
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Pepsi catches up to SodaStream’s success

Aug 22, 2018
Why PepsiCo is going all in on the DIY fizz biz.
A general view at SodaStream's celebration of National Hydration Day on June 20, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.
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How businesses in Puerto Rico are recovering after Maria

Dec 18, 2017
"It's basically been a lot of effort to try and stay on my feet."
A convenience store in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico is open, after the owner lost $25000 in spoiled goods after Hurricane Maria.
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Chicago's decaying water system is delivering disparate rates

Nov 9, 2017
Minority and lower-income residents are struggling to pay skyrocketing bills for a basic resource, says Patrick O'Connell of the Chicago Tribune.
“How far you are away from Lake Michigan doesn't always correspond with how much you pay for water,” says journalist Patrick O'Connell.
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Water managers look to new ways to save

Oct 3, 2017
Phoenix made a deal with the nearby Gila River Indian Community to share the tribe's water supply.
The Gila River Indian Community could have chosen to bank their water in underground storage systems through recharge facilities like this one on their reservation. 
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How companies are helping with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Aug 30, 2017
From distributing supplies to coordinating volunteers, a look at how companies are helping with relief efforts on the ground.
A can of water from the Anheuser-Busch company.
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In an era when water ownership sparks disputes, one Georgia water agency wants to share its supply

Jul 27, 2017
Use less water, share more of it. One Georgia water agency bucks the water wars stereotype.
The pond at Starr’s Mill is one of the reservoirs that Fayette County operates. The water system is allowed to use water from this reservoir, but it doesn’t, choosing instead to let it flow downstream for other uses. 
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How POTUS could get his WOTUS repeal fast tracked

Jul 27, 2017
A House energy and water spending bill has a provision that would help the Trump administration get its desired repeal of the Waters of the U.S. rule, the rule by which the federal government regulates land use in the name…