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2008-10-02 18:00:14

By STEVE PATTERSON SANFORD - A high-stakes legal fight over using St. Johns River water in Central Florida utilities opened Wednesday with lawyers arguing about the need for and impact of the river withdrawal.

2008-09-26 18:00:29

By RONALD L. LITTLEPAGE The St. Johns River, always beautiful, especially sparkles on a fresh fall day when the temperature finally dips into the 50s after a long, hot summer. Thursday was such a day in Jacksonville and the river, indeed, sparkled.

2008-09-22 12:00:21

Industry, government, and academic participants in the 35-member Alberta Saline Aquifer Project (ASAP) announced today that five companies have been awarded contracts for the engineering, design and environmental-related work that is needed to support the first phase of ASAP's initiative to store carbon dioxide in deep underground saline aquifers.

2008-09-18 18:00:29

By STEVE PATTERSON GAINESVILLE -- Taking too much water from the St. Johns River could fuel toxic algae blooms and suck water from underground aquifers, scientists meeting Wednesday said.

2008-09-18 09:00:24

Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI) announced today the execution of a 99-year lease agreement with the Arizona & California Railroad Company (ARZC). The agreement will allow Cadiz to utilize a portion of the railroad's right-of-way for a conveyance pipeline as part of the Cadiz Valley Dry-Year Supply Project.

2008-09-17 06:00:24

By Julene Bair While touting his plan to wean us off foreign oil, Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens makes no bones about being heavily invested in the natural gas he wants us to use in our cars.

2008-09-12 03:00:12

By Wheeler, Erin Golden, Bill; Johnson, Jeffrey; Peterson, Jeffrey Because of the decline of the Ogallala Aquifer, water districts, regional water managers, and state water officers are becoming increasingly interested in conservation policies.

2008-09-02 21:00:11

By Laura Bauer KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jeffrey Harsh admits he would try just about anything to save the prairie dog. Not content to sit and watch counties and landowners across the plains wipe the land clean of the critters, he wants to do something - plead the case of the prairie dog, if you will.

2008-08-24 15:00:00

Jeffrey Harsh admits he would try just about anything to save the prairie dog. Not content to sit and watch counties and landowners across the plains wipe the land clean of the critters, he wants to do something - plead the case of the prairie dog, if you will.

2008-08-17 12:00:20

When he was governor, Angus King often lamented the lack of value- added components in Maine's economy. Wood chips and pulp should not be exported, he argued; instead, Maine should lead in paper, lumber and furniture making.


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2009-07-06 17:58:20

The water cycle (or hydrologic cycle) describes the continuous movement of water above, below, and on the planet. Since the water cycle is in fact a "cycle", there is no beginning or end. Water exists in three states: liquid, vapor, and ice. Although the balance of water on our planet is fairly constant, individual water molecules may come and go. The water cycle is driven by the sun. The sun heats the oceans and allows water to evaporate into the air. The sun also heats snow and ice which...

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