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  1. "Obama Announces New Rule Limiting Water Pollution"

    ... "President Obama on Wednesday announced a sweeping new clean water regulation meant to restore the federal government’s authority to limit ... would apply to about 60 percent of the nation’s bodies of water, comes as part of a broader effort by Mr. Obama to use his executive ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/28/2015 - 06:49

  2. Clout: California Agriculture Largely Spared in New Water Restrictions

    "When Gov. Jerry Brown issued the first statewide water use reduction order in California history on Wednesday, he put his ... 'The idea of your nice little green grass getting lots of water every day, that’s going to be a thing of the past.' Within 24 ...

    jdavis_sej - 04/06/2015 - 10:01

  3. Amid Drought, CA Gov. Brown Orders First-Ever Mandatory Water Cutbacks

    ... at Lake Tahoe, announced the state’s first mandatory water reductions, aiming at cutting water use by 25%. He promised more enforcement in cities and actions against water agencies in groundwater-depleted areas that have not shared data with the ...

    jdavis_sej - 04/02/2015 - 07:59

  4. "Green Group: Voters Like EPA Water Rule"

    "The public likes the Obama administration's proposed water rule, according to a new poll from the League of Conservation Voters ... pollster said the proposal, which LCV calls the “clean water rule,” has the support of nearly 70 percent of voters in rural areas." ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/20/2015 - 07:17

  5. Energy East Pipeline Would Threaten Manitoba’s Drinking Water: Report

    ... would carry oil from Alberta to East Coast and threaten water of more than 60 per cent of Manitobans says Manitoba Energy Justice ... from Alberta to the East Coast would threaten the drinking water of over 60 per cent of Manitoba residents. The report by the ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/27/2015 - 08:10

  6. SEJ's 25th Annual Conference Speaker Information

    ... Tour 3, Drought and Climate Change Impacts in Air, Water and Agriculture, 6:00 a.m. Douglas Fischer, an SEJ board member, ... L Logan Layden Event: Thursday, Tour 5, Water Rights — Water Fights, 7:00 a.m. Logan Layden, a reporter with ...

    cmacdonald - 05/28/2015 - 12:53

  7. Holy Crop: How Federal Dollars Are Financing the Water Crisis in West

    ... temperatures to top 116 degrees. And there is almost no water; this part of Arizona receives less than nine inches of rainfall each ... Step into the hip-high cotton shrubs, with the soft, water-soaked dirt giving way beneath your boot soles, the bees buzzing in your ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/28/2015 - 06:59

  8. "California Farmers Offer to Give up Some Water, Avoid Cuts"

    ... is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, sharing a resource all but guaranteed to them for more than a century. A senior water official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he would decide ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/22/2015 - 08:36

  9. "Fracking Chemicals Detected in Pennsylvania Drinking Water"

    "An analysis of drinking water sampled from three homes in Bradford County, Pa., revealed traces of a ... question about potential risks to underground drinking water from the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. ... by which the drilling chemical ended up in a homeowner’s water supply. “This is the first case published with a complete story ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/05/2015 - 08:17

  10. "As California Withers, Federal Water Bill Mired in Secrecy"

    ... a new Congress, and deep into a lasting drought, California water legislation still stymies and splits the state’s lawmakers. Draft ... Environmental Politics , Water & Oceans , National (U.S.) , California ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/18/2015 - 07:47

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