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For the Mercy of Water #42_2015

Drought has become a way of life. Wars are fought over water. The skirmishes occur in faraway deserts where communities divert the water that has been stolen from them to supply the cities. 629 more words

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#TDIWH—January 21, 2015: End of “Chinatown” Water Feud; 1915: Passaic Valley Sewer

January 21, 2015: New York Times Headline. Century Later, the ‘Chinatown’ Water Feud Ebbs. “OWENS LAKE, Calif. — For 24 years, traveling across the stark and dusty moonscape of what once was a glimmering 110-square-mile lake framed by snow-covered mountains, Ted Schade was a general in the Owens Valley water wars with Los Angeles. 559 more words

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#3 Close Reading

” The hospitals wouldn’t even treat a patient who drank tap water; they claimed it as “self inflicted” injury. It happened to one of our neighbors, and he lost forty pounds and never fully recovered. 275 more words

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Protecting Western Coldwater.

“It makes perfect sense to Fredenberg and other bull trout aficionados that their favorite species lives in some of the most stunning country on the planet. 182 more words

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#2 Three Different Views

Allie is a ten-year old girl from the Republic of Congo her family isn’t a very rich one but they are able to support themselves. She has seen the effects from lack of water. 264 more words

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The Georgia taxpayer tab for water wars litigation is about to grow another $10M

The costly legal battle with Florida over water rights is about to cost Georgia taxpayers another $10 million.

Gov. Nathan Deal set aside about $11 million for his emergency fund, and his top aide Chris Riley said $10 million of that would “unfortunately” go to the costs of the litigation. 211 more words

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The Georgia taxpayer tab for water wars litigation is about to grow another $10M

The costly legal battle with Florida over water rights is about to cost Georgia taxpayers another $10 million.

Gov. Nathan Deal set aside about $11 million for his emergency fund, and his top aide Chris Riley said $10 million of that would “unfortunately” go to the costs of the litigation. 211 more words

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