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EPA: Clean Water Rule in Effect Despite Court Ruling

posted on August 28, 2015 at 5:05 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. Full Story

Senate Extends Water Resources Development Act

posted on May 17, 2013 at 2:13 PM

The Senate on Wednesday put aside its partisan differences to extend the federal government's main water resources law, which promotes investment in port improvements, flood protection, dam and levee projects and environmental restoration. Full Story

Flooding Drowns Out Some Areas of Drought

posted on April 25, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Flooding Drowns Out Some Areas of Drought
“The rain on the plain was mainly a pain” for many in rural America this week. Several rivers escaped their banks in Illinois, Missouri and the Dakotas. High water in Spring Bay, Illinois near Peoria flooded homes and other low-lying areas.... Full Story

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