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  • emA Thirsty Landem
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    A Thirsty Land

    Journalist Seamus McGraw reported on water supply issues in Texas and what the implications may mean for the rest of the country.

  • Hearing Focuses on State of Nations Water Infrastructure
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    Water Infrastructure

    State and local water and natural resource organization officials testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee about the status of U.S. water infrastructure. The…

  • James OSullivan and Grand Coulee Dam
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    James O'Sullivan and Grand Coulee Dam

    Stephanie Plowman highlighted items from Gonzaga University’s James O’Sullivan collection. Mr. O’Sullivan played an instrumental role in the development of the Grand Coulee Dam, about 90 miles northwest of…

  • State Officials Testify on Water Infrastructure Funding
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    Water Infrastructure

    A Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee held a hearing on infrastructure financing and safe drinking water. Members heard from representatives of a local utility and metropolitan planning…

  • State Officials Testify on Water Security and Drought Preparedness
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    Water Security and Drought Preparedness

    Officials from Arizona, California, and Maine testified at a hearing on water management and drought preparedness. The witnesses, who represented state water agencies, a water supply project…

  • Hearing Focuses on Water Resources and the Economy
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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…

  • Hearing Focuses on Water Systems Improvements
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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…

  • Senate Republicans Speak to Reporters at the Capitol
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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…

  • Judith Schwartz Discusses emWater in Plain Sightem
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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.…

  • Hearing on Flint Michigan Water Contamination
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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…

  • 2016 Hearings in Review
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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…

  • Representative Daniel Kildee on Aid for Flint Michigan
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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.

  • Washington Journal Laura Ungar on Drinking Water Safety
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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…

  • Melanie Zanona Discusses Water Infrastructure Bill
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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.

  • House Debate on Funding for Flint Michigan
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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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  • Discussion Focuses on River Basin Management
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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…

  • emA Land Made From Waterem
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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…

  • Supreme Court Rules in emArmy Corps of Engineers v Hawkesem Listen to Oral Argument Audio
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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…

  • Knowltons Ice Museum of North America
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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…

  • Washington Journal Representative Brenda Lawrence DMI
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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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