Water management

Luis Perez watches waves crash again a jetty in Galveston, Texas as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Harvey is forecast to be a major hurricane when it makes landfall along the middle Texas coastline. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 25, 2017 - 3:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A water management official says large "supersacks" of sand are being used to reinforce a damaged section of floodwall east of Houston and will be enough to withstand the storm surge...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to persuade Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to refrain from reducing or eliminating large swaths of land across the country that have been designated as national monuments, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
August 23, 2017 - 12:13 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California. The...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to persuade Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to refrain from reducing or eliminating large swaths of land across the country that have been designated as national monuments, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
August 23, 2017 - 9:50 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California. The...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2014 file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Federal water managers are due to release a crucial report Tuesday projecting whether Arizona and Nevada will face restrictions next year and in 2019 on drinking water supplies from the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 15, 2017 - 8:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. U.S. water managers said Tuesday there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River that lies behind...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2014, file photo, recreational boaters ride along in Lake Mead in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada. U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River because of heavy snowfall last winter. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 15, 2017 - 6:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. U.S. water managers said Tuesday there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River that lies behind...
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August 14, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it plans to scrap an Obama-era measure limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants. A letter from EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt released Monday as part of a legal appeal says he will seek to revise the 2015 guidelines mandating...
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August 10, 2017 - 6:43 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Strong winds and rising temperatures are stoking wildfires in Portugal after cooler weather brought a brief respite from a spate of blazes, including one that killed 64 people in June. The Civil Protection Agency says it is tackling seven forest fires Thursday, deploying...
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In this July 29, 2017 photo provided by Rainbow Air INC., black-colored wastewater treatment discharge is released into water below Niagara Falls, in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The water near the base of the falls that border the U.S. and Canada turned an alarming shade of black before tourists' eyes following a foul-smelling discharge from a nearby wastewater treatment plant. The water board for the city says Saturday's discharge was part of routine maintenance of one of its basins, that the discharge was within permitted limits and had dissipated by Sunday. (Patrick J. Proctor/Rainbow Air INC. via AP)
July 31, 2017 - 3:01 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The water near the base of Niagara Falls turned an alarming shade of black before tourists' eyes following a foul-smelling discharge from a wastewater treatment plant. The water board for the city of Niagara Falls, New York, says Saturday's discharge was part of routine...
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July 18, 2017 - 1:22 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has received $3 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help the state enforce the Safe Drinking Water Act. The grant, announced Monday, was made under the Public Water System Supervision program and goes to the state Division of Environmental...
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This booking photo released by Hawai'i Police Department shows Tiffany Stone on Friday, July 14, 2017, on Hawaii's Big Island. Stone, along with with her mother Henrietta Stone and Kevin Lehano, was charged with murder after allegedly starving her 9-year-old daughter. Lehano is the father of the child. (Hawai'i Police Department via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 2:16 am
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii father, mother and grandmother are charged with murder after allegedly starving a 9-year-old girl. Police on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday arrested 49-year-old Kevin Lehano (leh-hah-noh), 33-year-old Tiffany Stone and 59-year-old Henrietta Stone. Hawaii County...
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