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Why the world needs to rethink the value of water  Oxford Science Blog – November 23, 2017 The value of water for people, the environment, industry, agriculture and cultures has been long-recognised, not least because achieving safely-managed drinking water is … Continue reading

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“Unlawful Government Takings” By Janice Kaspersen – Forester Daily News – September 18, 2017 Among the many, many flooded homes in Houston after Hurricane Harvey are some for which the owners say the government is responsible. A group of homeowners … Continue reading

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Investing in Nature: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Our Lands and Waters U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – August 29, 2017 Having a good estimate of nature’s value allows communities to make informed land management decisions and effectively advocate for land protection. … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Trump Budget Would Still Increase Water Pollution By Jon Devine – NRDC – May 25, 2017 The Trump administration released its more detailed budget proposal yesterday, following up on an outline that it announced in March. Even though its … Continue reading

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Circular Economy Could Annually Save 11% of Water The Water Network Adapting the principles of circular economy to water management could result in saving 11% of annual global water demand, according to the research of the Dutch multinational banking group … Continue reading

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California Legislators Gird up Their Laws By Molly Peterson and Judith Lewis Mernit – Laws & Nature – February 23, 2017 Video Democratic lawmakers in California have announced their intention to guard against federal interference in the state’s environmental and … Continue reading

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Progress in Strengthening Our Government-to-Government Relationship with Tribal Nations By JoAnn Chase and Ethan Shenkman – EPA Connect – January 19, 2017 EPA has long honored tribal rights to sovereignty, self-governance and self-determination. These principles are enshrined in EPA’s Indian … Continue reading

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Continuing to Protect the Country’s Waters By Gina McCarthy – EPA Forward – January 12, 2017 Water is something deeply personal to each of us. We depend on it for running our homes and operating our businesses. Americans collectively drink … Continue reading

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From My Lake to All Lakes: EPA’s National Lake Assessment By Sarah Lehmann – Our Planet, Our Home – December 9, 2016 Unfortunately, according to EPA’s recently published National Lakes Assessment, four out of ten lakes in the U.S. suffer … Continue reading

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A Step in the Right Direction for the Upper Deschutes Deschutes River Conservancy – December 7, 2016 Beginning this winter, the Deschutes River will flow at a minimum of 100 cubic feet per second (cfs) from September 16th to March … Continue reading

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