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February 1, 2013 Poll: New Yorkers split on fracking

Source: Washington Times

As their governor weighs whether to allow fracking, New Yorkers are evenly split on whether the controversial drilling practice should be allowed in their state. A Quinnipiac poll released Thursday shows that 43 percent support...

January 23, 2013 Andes glaciers melting with climate change

Source: UPI

GRENOBLE, France -- Glaciers in South America's Andes have been retreating at an increasing rate, which could affect the region's water supply in the near future, scientists say. Read more:...

January 10, 2013 Interagency report published on information required for short-term water management decisions

EurekAlert - Technical specialists from the Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation with NOAA's National Weather Service prepared the report as part of the Climate Change and îWater Working Groupî. It is the...

January 6, 2013 The Life of a Plastic Water Bottle - Slideshow

Source: Bloomberg

Bottled water -- clean, portable and good for you -- is the drink of choice for health-conscious consumers who balk at sugary sodas and juices.

January 3, 2013 Gas Drilling Is Called Safe in New York

Source: NY Times

ALBANY — The state’s Health Department found in an analysis it prepared early last year that the much-debated drilling technology known as hydrofracking could be conducted safely in New York, according to a copy obtained by The...

December 21, 2012 Colorado River study sees growing imbalances in water supply, demand

Source: ThomsonReuters

The Colorado River Basin in the western United States will face growing strain over the next 50 years as a result of increasing demand for water coupled with reduced supply due to climate change, according to a new study from the...

December 13, 2012 Colorado River water supply to fall short of demand, study says

Source: LA Times

Water demand in the Colorado River Basin will greatly outstrip supply in coming decades as a result of drought, climate change and population growth, according to a broad-ranging federal study.

December 12, 2012 New Report: Growing Water Scarcity Presents Major Challenges

Source: CSR Wire/Ceres

BOSTON - As numerous western states are considering massive new water supply projects, a new Ceres report is suggesting caution. Citing shrinking federal funds, uncertain water demand and declining revenues to pay for the...

December 4, 2012 Global water crisis: too little, too much, or lack of a plan?

Source: CS Monitor

The global water crisis – caused by drought, flood, and climate change – is less about supply than it is about recognizing water's true value, using it efficiently, and planning for a different future, say experts.

December 2, 2012 The history of fracking

Knoxville News Sentinel - However, the report concludes "injection of hydraulic fracturing fluids into coal bed methane wells poses "little or no threat" to drinking îwaterî supplies. August 2005: Congress passes a...

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