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    Water System Improvement

    Public officials in charge of water systems around the nation testified at a hearing on federal funding for infrastructure to provide clean drinking water and treat wastewater. Most of the…

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    Water Resources and the Economy

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite and local officials testified at a hearing on the economic effects of water resource projects. Other topics included…

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    Senate Republican Agenda

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and members of the Republican leadership spoke to reporters about President Trump’s executive order to roll back the Clean Water Act and…

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    Water in Plain Sight

    Judith Schwartz talked about her book Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World, in which she examines the world’s water supply and efforts to restore water systems around the globe.…

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    Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Contamination

    Gina McCarthy and Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) testified at a hearing on the Safe Drinking Water Act and lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan. Governor Snyder apologized…

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    2016 Hearings in Review

    Portions of four notable House and Senate hearings of 2016 were shown: The March 17, 2016, House hearing “Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Contamination” (program ID 406540-1) with commentary by Melissa Nann Burke in a video…

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    Representative Daniel Kildee on Aid for Flint, Michigan

    Representative Daniel Kildee (D-MI) spoke on the House floor about the need to fund aid for treating the contaminated water of Flint, Michigan.

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    Laura Ungar on Drinking Water Safety

    Laura Ungar talked about USA Today's investigation into small communities' drinking water systems, which found residents in many jurisdictions were drinking untested or lead-contaminated…

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    Water Infrastructure Bill

    Melanie Zanona talked about a water projects bill that authorizes funding for Flint, Michigan, and other communities to repair their water infrastructure systems.

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    House Debate on Funding for Flint, Michigan

    As part of debate on the House water resources bill, members debated an amendment to add funds to the bill to help the city of Flint, Michigan, deal with its water crisis. The amendment was…

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    International River Management

    The head of the Mekong River Commission talked about the challenges facing his group, which works with the governments of Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand to manage the water resources…

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    A Land Made From Water

    Robert Crifasi talked about his book A Land Made From Water: Appropriation and the Evolution of Colorado’s Landscape, Ditches, and Water Institutions, in which he explores the roles played by water and…

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    Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes, docket number 15-290, which concerns whether a landowner can challenge the government’s determination that a property…

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    Knowlton's Ice Museum of North America

    Chuck Knowlton gave a tour of Knowlton’s Ice Museum of North America, one of the country’s largest collections of ice industry memorabilia in the country. He spoke about the history, impact, and dangers of…

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    Flint, Michigan Water Contamination

    Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) talked about lead contamination of the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, including a recent letter from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to…

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    U.S. Drinking Water Lead Violations

    Erik Olson talked about the Natural Resources Defense Council’s findings that in 2015 more than 18 million Americans relied on drinking water systems with lead violations.

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    Hoover Dam

    Rose Davis gave a tour of Hoover Dam, located on the border of Nevada and Arizona, and spoke about its history. The dam was built along the Colorado River during the Great Depression and provided not only…

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    Energy Policy Legislation

    Jeremy Dillon, CQ Roll Call energy and environment reporter, talked by video from Capitol Hill about the House debate on energy policy legislation and the upcoming vote on going into…

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    Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

    George Cahlink, congressional reporter with E&E Publishing, talked by video from Capitol Hill about the energy and water appropriations bill under consideration in the House.

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    America's Water Challenges, Part 2

    A panel of water industry executives, advocates and journalists discussed the nation’s water supply, infrastructure, financing, and policy. “Communicating America’s Water Opportunities to Encourage Policy…

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