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In Arizona water ruling, the Hopi tribe sees limits on its future

Arizona's unique method for awarding water to tribes was supposed to open up economic possibilities beyond farming for the Hopi Tribe. Instead, the tribe says it has dashed their dreams of building a thriving homeland.
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Study: Higher concentrations of arsenic, uranium in drinking water in Black, Latino, Indigenous communities

The findings, researchers said, underscore the reality that communities where people of color live often bear the brunt of "contamination that they didn't cause."

For one historically Black California town, a century of water access denied

For one historically Black California town, a century of water access denied

As the Central Valley became an agricultural powerhouse, Black migrants flocked to it for a piece of the California dream. But more established local farmers, almost all of whom were white, sought to control as much of the state’s water as possible.

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Drought may bring more arsenic to Michigan's private wells

Arsenic is a problem for many private wells in Michigan. Now a study from the US Geological Survey finds a drought could make things even worse.
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