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A Florida city famous for its water worries that it might run out

As Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) likes to note, Florida is the fastest-growing U.S. state. But the population boom strains vital services such as water distribution.
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Manitoba silica sand mine hits environmental hurdle

The Clean Environment Commission has a few questions about Sio Silica’s proposal to mine millions of tonnes of sand from a source of drinking water for thousands of Manitobans. Now it's up to the province to push for answers.

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Manitoba silica sand mine sparks fear and debate on green energy

A Calgary company wants to mine silica sand from southeastern Manitoba to spark a green energy boom, but residents worry for their water and their way of life.

Clive Palmer's proposed central Queensland coal mine

Defence has environmental and security concerns about Clive Palmer's proposed central Queensland coal mine

Mining billionaire Clive Palmer is facing an unlikely adversary in his bid to have a central Queensland coal mining project approved. His proposed site overlaps the expansion zone of the Australian Defence Force's Shoalwater Bay training ground. 
Ford megasite & Memphis Sands aquifer
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Ford megasite atop ‘recharge zone’ for underregulated Memphis Sands aquifer

Ford Motor Co. promises a green future at its Blue Oval campus but actions will prove if it will protect the Memphis Sands aquifer beneath it.  
Border wall construction in Arizona causes environmental concerns
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Border wall construction in Arizona causes environmental concerns

Ranchers, environmental groups and federal agencies had found common ground in managing natural resources, but work on the wall has eroded the trust.
Idaho, Energy Department sign deal on spent nuclear fuel
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Idaho, Energy Department sign deal on spent nuclear fuel

Idaho has granted a conditional waiver that could allow research quantities of spent nuclear fuel into the state after years of blocking such shipments.

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