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After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • water pollution
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • water pollution
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
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Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • United States
  • Water
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Cleaner US Rivers, Lakes and Estuaries with Water Quality Trading

  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • United States
  • Water
  • Water Quality
Fishing in Mitkof Island. (Petersburg, Alaska, U.S.) Photo by Penny Meyer/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • United States
  • Water
  • Water Quality
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
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Water Risks Threaten Billions in U.S. Electric Sales, Farm Products

  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • United States
  • Water
A new report finds that $21 billion in U.S. electricity sales and $1.2 billion in farm products face water risks. Photo credit: lewsviews, Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • United States
  • Water

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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Overcoming Barriers to USDA’s New Conservation Program

  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • United States
  • Water
  • Water Quality
Agriculture is a key source of nutrient pollution in the United States. Photo credit: NOAA, Flickr
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • United States
  • Water
  • Water Quality
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Drought Is Only One Explanation for California’s Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • United States
  • Water
  • water risk
A confluence of environmental, infrastructure, social, and political factors make California’s water system one of the most complex in the world. Photo Credit: USDA, Flickr 2014
  • Aqueduct
  • United States
  • Water
  • water risk

Water Risk on the Rise

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk
Businesses are waking up to the risks water can pose to their operations and bottom line. (Credit: The National Guard/Flickr).
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • mapping
  • Water
  • water risk

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
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A Critical Moment to Harness Green Infrastructure—Not Concrete—to Secure Clean Water

  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • Water
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • Water

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