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1,741 districts violated drinking water rules in 2016. Did you drink their water?

Published: 
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:29pm

Public drinking water systems in California violated state and federal regulations more than 4,700 times in 2016. This database contains every violation from that year.

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Oh, well. California water info can remain secret, court rules

Published: 
Wed, 05/17/2017 (All day)

Crucial details about the location and depth of certain California water wells can be kept secret, and out of the hands of an environmental group, a top federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Corralling Carbon Before It Belches From Stack

Published: 
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:39am
Category: 
Energy

So much soot belched from the old power plant here that Mike Zeleny would personally warn the neighbors.

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In Parched California, Town Taps Run Nearly Dry

Published: 
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 1:08pm
Category: 
Water

People in this mountain town straddling the San Andreas Fault are used to scrapping for water. The lake for which it is named went dry 40 years ago.

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Whose Garbage Is This Anyway?

Published: 
Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:07pm
Category: 
Water

It was not your usual Holy Land tour, but surely one of the most revealing I’ve ever had. A team from Friends of the Earth Middle East took me around to see how waste, sewage and untreated water flow, or don’t, between Israel and the West Bank.