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EPA will regulate two toxic chemicals in drinking water

By MICHAEL CASEY | February 20, 2020

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it plans to regulate two nonstick and stain-resistant compounds in the drinking water amid growing concerns the chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to carpet...

Trump delivers on pledge for wealthy California farmers

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and ADAM BEAM | February 18, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoisting the spoils of victories in California’s hard-fought water wars, President Donald Trump is directing more of the state’s precious water to wealthy farmers and other agriculture interests when he visits their Republican...

Torrential rains leave swollen rivers, downed trees in South

February 13, 2020

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Days of torrential rain across the Southeast left residents to deal with rising rivers, falling trees, weakened dams and mudslides Thursday as storms finally subsided.An Alabama town asked residents to cut back on water usage...

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