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  1. SEJ's 25th Annual Conference Speaker Information

    ... Allen Best Event: Thursday, Tour 5, Water Rights — Water Fights, 7:00 a.m. Bio. Sylvia Brandt ...

    cmacdonald - 07/28/2015 - 18:33

  2. EPA Now Sued for Not Going Far Enough on Water Rule

    ... nation – for allegedly going too far in its recent clean water rule. Now the agency is getting sued for not going far enough. ... SEE ALSO: "Green Groups Challenge Obama Water Rule in Court" (The Hill) McClatchy ...

    jdavis_sej - 07/23/2015 - 09:15

  3. Fracking Has Not Had Big Effect on Water Supply, EPA Says, Noting Risks

    ... gas extraction has had a widespread effect on the nation’s water supply, the agency said Thursday. However, the long-awaited draft ... as fracking, do have the potential to contaminate drinking water. It notes several specific instances in which the chemicals used in ...

    jdavis_sej - 06/05/2015 - 07:20

  4. "The Great Plains’ Invisible Water Crisis"

    ... of the field – the thriving part – had been irrigated by water pumped at that depth from the ancient Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest underground sources of fresh water in the world." Lindsay Wise reports for McClatchy July 24, 2015. ...

    jdavis_sej - 07/27/2015 - 08:18

  5. Exxon Deal for Arkansas Pipeline Spill Leaves Water Vulnerable: Groups

    ... $5 million ExxonMobil settlement are worried that drinking water for 750,000 Arkansas residents isn't protected." "ExxonMobil's $5 million settlement for polluting water during the Pegasus oil pipeline spill may be final as soon as this week. ...

    jdavis_sej - 07/29/2015 - 08:27

  6. Bottled Water Industry Lobbies To Stop National Park Cleanup Move

    ... thought it had a good strategy for reining in the discarded water bottles that clog the trash cans and waste stream of the national parks: ... and let visitors refill reusable ones with public drinking water. But Big Water has stepped in to block the parks from banning the ...

    jdavis_sej - 07/16/2015 - 07:53

  7. SEJ's 25th Annual Conference Agenda — Thursday

    ... of Ecosystems and Watersheds; and Associate Director, Water Technologies for Emerging Regions Center, University of Oklahoma ...   3. Drought and Climate Change Impacts in Air, Water and Agriculture (6:00 a.m. departure, $40 fee, lunch included) ...

    cmacdonald - 07/28/2015 - 18:23

  8. In Drought, Puerto Rico Rations Water, Setting Off a Collection Frenzy

    ... two months ago the government was forced to start rationing water on the populous eastern side of the island, including in many San Juan ... that people can now fish off its sandy shores. The last time water rationing was ordered on the island was two decades ago. For 160,000 ...

    jdavis_sej - 07/15/2015 - 07:04

  9. "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

  10. Testing Cuts Blind Louisianans to Mercury Contamination in Water, Fish

    ... Quality made reducing mercury pollution, particularly in water bodies, a major priority from 2004 to 2008. Bolstered by financial ... the agency ramped up a program not only to test soil, water and fish samples across Louisiana but also to educate the public about ...

    jdavis_sej - 07/28/2015 - 08:16