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    Clean Water Rule

    Government officials and legal advisers talked about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) newly-released rule to protect streams and wetlands that provide clean drinking…

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    Droughts in Western States

    Officials from the Department of the Interior and the Arizona and Washington state governments testified on drought conditions in several Western states. California officials had…

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    Global Water Shortage

    Maude Barlow talked about the lack of access to fresh water and ways to improve clean drinking water supplies around the world. Following her remarks, she responded to questions from…

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    Wild and Scenic

    Wild and Scenic was one of the second place high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Tate Hawver and Cameron Tuech,…

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    Rural Drinking Water

    Water experts testified on challenges facing drinking water systems serving small and rural communities, particularly involving compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act…

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    Fresh Water and Climate Change

    Panelists talked about the future of fresh water and clean water policy. American Rivers President Bob Irvin said there was a fresh water crisis in the U.S. and around the…

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    House Debate on California Water Distribution

    The House debated a bill to change water allocation during California’s current drought. The bill would give the state’s central agricultural region more water. The…

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    Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument on the question: Did Nebraska violate a compact apportioning the water resources of the Republican River among Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado?

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    Energy and Water Development Spending

    Randy Leonard spoke by telephone about the energy and water spending bill being debated on the House floor.

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    A Murky Future

    Donald De Alwis, Gabriel Cote, and Ajay Kharkar’s A Murky Future was the high school East Division first prize-winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary…

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    Clean Water Act Amendment

    Annie Snider talked about a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers that would amend the Clean Water Act and give the EPA jurisdiction over…

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    President Obama in Los Banos, California

    President Obama talked about the drought in California and announced a federal aid package which included $100 million to aid farmers who had lost livestock, as well as help for rural…

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    House Debate on California Water Bill

    The House debated a California water rights bill, H.R. 3964, which seeks to address the drought emergency there by redirecting water to farmers and communities in the state’s central…

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    West Virginia Chemical Spill

    West Virginia state representatives and environmental experts testified on the safety of drinking water following a January 2014 chemical leak that left several thousand West Virginia…

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    Representative Nick Rahall on West Virginia Water Contamination

    Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W) talked about ongoing response to a chemical spill into the Elk River near Charleston, West Virginia. He also discussed his bill to block Environmental…

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    Water Infrastructure

    Witnesses testified on the state of aging dams, reservoirs and hydroelectric plants around the nation.

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    Government Spending on Water Infrastructure

    Tom Curtis of the American Water Works Association talked about the state of the nation’s water supply infrastructure. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the federal…

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    Water Resources Infrastructure Projects

    General Michael Walsh, deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified on major water resources infrastructure…

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    2013 National Drought Outlook

    Weather officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Agriculture Department, and the U.S. Forest Service gave a summer outlook on drought conditions and…

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    House Water Resources Development Bill

    Nathan Hurst was interviewed on Skype about the House water resources development bill.

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