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Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and U.N. Condemnation

Following massive Friday protests that led to nine arrests, the city of Detroit announced on Monday it is suspending its sweeping water shut-offs…
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Tragedy of the Commons: Once Upon a … Water

We have reached a tipping point where we need to monetize and assign a dollar value to a natural resource like water --…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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Detroit Water and Sewage Department Issues Shut-Off Notices to 46,000

George McGraw believes water is a human right. Does anyone else?
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New 49ers Stadium Set to Use 85 Percent Recycled Water

Recycled water will account for around 85 percent of all water used in Levi’s Stadium – the new home of the San Francisco…
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Interview: Eric Dominguez, Caesars Entertainment

Eric Dominguez talks about sustainability at Caesars - Energy, Water and Waste as well as engaging their employees to care and take sustainability…
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Interview: Heiner Markhoff, President and CEO of GE Water

I had a chance to talk to Heiner Markoff about sustainability in the water sector and the role GE Water plans in ensuring…
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Congress Sends $12.3 Billion Water Infrastructure Bill to Obama’s Desk

The future of our oceans, rivers, coastlines and other waterways is looking much brighter, thanks to the passing of a $12.3 billion water…
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How Energy Impacts Water Supplies

Water and energy intersect in more ways than many of us realize. Extracting water takes energy, and water is necessary for extracting fossil…
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Sustainability Leaders Promote New Global Standard for Freshwater Stewardship

Predictions of a 40 percent global freshwater shortage by 2030 have inspired action. The Nature Conservancy, General Mills, Veolia Water North America and…
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Spanish Island Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

El Hierro, the smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands, is set to become the world’s first land mass to be fully energy self-sufficient, when…
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Policy Points: Cut Pollution, Move to Safer Chemicals and Keep Our Water Clean

As business leaders, we can and must support policy changes to help make the economy more sustainable. Here are three important policies that…
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Jaguar Land Rover Embraces Carbon Finance to Deliver Change

U.K. auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover set an ambitious target to improve health, reduce poverty, and create new opportunities for employment and education…
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First Interstate Water Credits Program Launched in the Ohio River Basin

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on March 11 officially launched the first water quality pilot trades in the Ohio River Basin. The…
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Why 500 Everyday Americans Are Test-Driving Life Without Clean Water

In celebration of World Water Day, learn why Dig Deep launched an interactive infographic featuring videos, photos and tweets from everyday Americans who…