posted on March 6, 2015 at 3:26 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or...
posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:09 PM
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste.
posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM
Water is tested daily in the Raccoon River near the Des Moines, Iowa Water Works plant. Here's a close view of the process with a twist.
posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:57 PM
Congress' Republican leadership has made it official, formally enrolling legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline and urging President Barack Obama to sign it.
posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:34 PM
President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.
posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:11 PM
Records released by state health officials show high contamination levels persist along a North Dakota creek more than a month after a massive wastewater spill in the state's oil patch.
posted on February 6, 2015 at 2:44 PM
The federal government is offering up to $50 million for drought relief in western states as California enters its fourth dry year, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday.
posted on December 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Colorado is drawing up a strategy to capture and protect some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring.
posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday.
posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:44 PM
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:40 PM
A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water.
posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:31 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed taking water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill led them to stop doing so.
The Greater Cincinnati Water Works and the Northern Kentucky Water District stopped pumping...
posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:40 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's environmental regulators laid out a plan Thursday to assist cities with testing and treating their drinking water, a first step in the state's response to a water emergency in Toledo that left 400,000 people without...
posted on July 18, 2014 at 6:17 PM
Responding to the worst drought in four decades in California, state leaders passed dramatic legislation this week aimed at conserving the remaining supply of water.
posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM
(Associated Press) - Farmers, city managers and energy companies alike are hustling to find water amid the withering drought sweeping California. But hunting for water can be complicated when there is little for sale.
Those with water to...