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My daughter recently started attending college in Ohio. While driving with her through western...

It is time once again to wade into the deep and murky waters of shale gas and hydraulic fracturing (fracking)....

Reduce, reuse and recycle is a phrase we are all familiar with. Decades ago, people began to realize that there is no...

For carbon credits and climate change, “cap and trade” may be dead in the water for now in some jurisdictions and political theaters, but in the...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) friends tell me that Abraham Lincoln is believed to have said, “Law without...

Earlier this year, on a business trip to Japan, I stayed in a nice hotel in the Akasaka section of Tokyo. As in many hotels these days, there were...

Celebrate the coming spring with a renewed commitment to water innovation by igniting new ideas for old challenges and...

This past August, in my column about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, I mentioned that Time magazine reported that Pakistani authorities arrested a...

When is the slope too slippery to give liability relief to “good guys” who clean up abandoned hard rock mines and...

Climate change is water...

In the May 7 issue of Time magazine, there was an article about the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden. The article, “How It Went Down...

There is a lot of serious talk about America’s overstressed, underfunded and unappreciated water and wastewater infrastructure systems, but what...

Another World Water Day (March 22) has come and gone, but this year’s events linger in my memory more than previous ones.

For starters,...

If you are reading Water & Wastes Digest and this column, you are a professional in the water or environmental industry and have likely been...

Enhancing water supply and reducing waste
Welcome to my first column for Water & Wastes Digest (WWD). I hope to use it...

The road to recovery is paved with good inventions... and supportive attitudes— both of which need revamping from time to time if we are going to...

With all the debate over money, profit, and the future, here’s a reminder not to lose sight of today’s public servants behind the scenes and bar...

“The leaves change 
And so do I. 
They fall to the ground, 
And I fall to the sky...

The swirling controversy over eutrophication and nutrients is prompting a stormy debate over federal and state power-sharing, but the solution to...

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