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Biden administration proposes evenly cutting water allotments from Colorado River

As the river shrinks, the Biden administration is getting ready to impose, for the first time, reductions in water supplies to states.
Utah lawsuit threatens Antiquities Act

John Leshy: Utah wants to disable the law that led to the creation of four of its magnificent National Parks

A lawsuit all but invited by the country’s chief justice threatens one the most consequential authorities granted to presidents by Congress.
Andrian Lee, Melissa Scanlan: How to steer money for drinking water and sewer upgrades to the communities that need it most

Andrian Lee, Melissa Scanlan: How to steer money for drinking water and sewer upgrades to the communities that need it most

Congress has approved billions of dollars to fix water and sewer systems across the US. But getting that money to needy communities depends on how states define a key word.
The Supreme Court has curtailed EPA's power to regulate carbon pollution – and sent a warning to other regulators
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The Supreme Court has curtailed EPA's power to regulate carbon pollution – and sent a warning to other regulators

In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court held that an Obama administration plan to regulate carbon emissions from power plants exceeded the power that Congress gave to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Supreme Court could hamstring federal agencies' regulatory power in a high-profile air pollution case
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The Supreme Court could hamstring federal agencies' regulatory power in a high-profile air pollution case

West Virginia v. EPA could be the opportunity that conservative justices have been seeking to curb federal power.
An Alabama town's sewage woes test Biden's infrastructure ambitions

An Alabama town's sewage woes test Biden's infrastructure ambitions

The new law allocates $11.7 billion for wastewater and stormwater projects. Will it get to the impoverished communities who need it most?
Northwest’s salmon population may be running out of time
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Northwest’s salmon population may be running out of time

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office found that some salmon species are “on the brink of extinction.” Habitat loss, climate change and other factors are to blame, it said.
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