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  1. 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

  2. "U.S. Court Orders EPA To Rewrite Ship Ballast Water Dumping Rules"

    ... to rewrite its rules regulating the discharge of ballast water by ships, in a victory for environmental groups that said the rules were ... Chin also said the EPA, using its authority under the Clean Water Act, should have considered onshore facilities to treat ballast water ...

    jdavis_sej - 10/06/2015 - 07:57

  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. EPA Announces Water Pollution Rules for Power Plants

    ... Agency (EPA) is moving forward with new rules to reduce water pollution around the country. Power plants will face restrictions on ... such as mercury, arsenic, lead, and selenium into the water. These chemicals are known to cause cancer and learning disabilities, the ...

    jdavis_sej - 10/01/2015 - 09:33

  5. "NASA Detects Liquid Water on Mars"

    ... life. An important precursor to that is finding liquid water—and that's exactly what NASA [Monday] announced scientists have ... mineral salts that easily absorb moisture—and that flowing water is the likeliest explanation for their appearance. The Red Planet ...

    jdavis_sej - 09/29/2015 - 08:23

  6. "Investors Are Mining for Water, the Next Hot Commodity"

    ... acres in the Mojave Desert with billions of gallons of fresh water locked deep below the sagebrush-dotted land — Scott Slater paints a ... admits, his company, Cadiz, has never earned a dime from water. And he freely concedes it will take at least another $200 million to dig ...

    jdavis_sej - 09/25/2015 - 09:21

  7. Elevated Lead Found in More Flint Kids After Water Switch, Study Finds

    ... since the city switched to using the Flint River as its water source, according to a new study by a Hurley Medical Center doctor. ... living in the city, and underscores Flint's struggles with water quality since switching from Lake Huron water in April 2014. Results of ...

    jdavis_sej - 09/25/2015 - 09:16

  8. How a Rich Water District Beat the Federal Government in a Secret Deal

    ... parched Central Valley farmlands, it's the ability to secure water. By that measure, the giant Westlands Water District has just set a whole new standard. In a legal settlement signed ...

    jdavis_sej - 09/21/2015 - 09:21

  9. More Study Needed on Quake Link to Drilling Water Injection: Report

    ... Energy & Fuel , Water & Oceans , National (U.S.) ...

    jdavis_sej - 09/29/2015 - 08:40

  10. "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