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As the Colorado River shrinks, Washington prepares to spread the pain

As the Colorado River shrinks, Washington prepares to spread the pain

The seven states that rely on the river for water are not expected to reach a deal on cuts. It appears the Biden administration will have to impose reductions.
Cholera outbreaks surge worldwide, following floods, droughts and wars

Cholera outbreaks surge worldwide, following floods, droughts and wars

A record number of outbreaks has drained the cholera vaccine supply, leading the W.H.O. to ration emergency vaccinations.
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A new round of Colorado River cuts is announced

In response to dwindling supplies of water from the drought-ravaged Colorado River, the federal government on Tuesday announced a new round of cuts in the amount two states can take from the river.

Los Angeles homeowners are removing lawns during drought

Los Angeles homeowners are removing lawns during drought

Southern California residents are beginning to accept that lush lawns are unsustainable when reservoirs and rivers run low in a drought era.
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Daniel Rothberg: The coming crisis along the Colorado River

Overuse and climate change will mean sharp cuts in water use.
Russia cuts gas flow to Europe, intensifying fears it is weaponizing fuel

Russia cuts gas flow to Europe, intensifying fears it is weaponizing fuel

On the eve of a European Union meeting to debate a gas conservation plan to make the bloc less vulnerable to a Russian squeeze, Moscow slashed the flow to Germany.
A painful deadline nears as Colorado River reservoirs run critically low

A painful deadline nears as Colorado River reservoirs run critically low

The federal government has told states to agree on urgent water cuts to ensure dams can keep generating power. Researchers say reductions once considered “unthinkable” may be necessary in the long term.
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