Water wars in CO, RI, MT
- 1 April *
Old-fashioned water fight brews in Colorado.
Environmentalists and growing communities prepare to square off over a
proposed dam on the Cache la Poudre River.
Los Angeles Times
*Bills aim to keep state's water supply flowing.
By all outward appearances, Rhode Island's drinking water supplies are
in good shape. But those more familiar with how the state stores and
delivers drinking water know that is not so.
Providence Journal, Rhode Island.
*As fight for water heats up, prized fish suffer.
Competition for water in the West is not new, but it is intensifying as
the climate in Montana gets warmer and drier.
New York Times.
*EPA issues wetlands rules.
The Bush administration announced requirements Monday that would
encourage developers to compensate for the destruction of wetlands or
streams by paying for the creation of new ones elsewhere, sometimes many
Nowhere in North America has the movement of water through an ecosystem
been monitored as closely or for as long as it has in 7,800 acres
stretched across a quiet valley in the southwest corner of the White
Mountain National Forest.
Concord Monitor, New Hampshire.
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