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“Bottled water may be ending but the state’s commitment to the residents of Flint remains strong,”

April 10, 2018

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City of Flint’s water quality restored, testing well below federal action level for nearly two years Friday, April 6, 2018 FLINT, Mich. — The city of Flint’s water quality has tested below action levels of the federal Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) for nearly two years, representing four consecutive 6-month monitoring periods.  Preliminary data for […]

The Challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline Isn’t Over: Cheyenne River Sioux Take Battle to Court

March 26, 2017

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Posted on Mar 25, 2017 By Emma Niles Harold C. Frazier, chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, outside a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., in late February. (Cliff Owen / AP) The camps once occupied by self-named “water protectors” in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) have been cleared out, but the […]

Bless The Water around the World on March 22 for World Water Day

March 18, 2017

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  Join us on World Water Day in a Global Prayer for Water Join us as we come together to Bless The Water around the World on March 22 for World Water Day. Gather at your local water source, or home, and place good intentions and prayers into the water. Let’s stand in solidarity with […]

America’s hidden water affordability crisis

March 5, 2017

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  By Ciara O’Rourke on Mar 5, 2017 6:00 am When Elizabeth Mack wondered about a future in which Americans wouldn’t be able to pay for water, a couple of colleagues waved her off. “Don’t be ridiculous,” they said. But the idea niggled at Mack, an assistant professor at the Department of Geography, Environment, and […]

Trump to order reversal of Obama water regulation rule: official

February 25, 2017

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By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure as early as Tuesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an end to the government’s defense of the rule, a Trump official briefed on the plan said late Friday. Trump is expected to direct the […]