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Can Ogallala Aquifer Survive Drought and Pollution?

The high plains aquifer, also known as the Ogallala aquifer, is one of the largest in the nation and the primary source of water for a vast stretch of our agricultural heartland. But what exactly is an aquifer, and how does it work? Many imagine a giant underground lake—in fact, the Ogallala is sometimes referred to as the sixth Great …

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Keystone XL Debate is Over, but Infrastructure Needs are Not

Climate advocates are cheering rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, but both our fossil fuel and renewable energy infrastructure badly needs upgrading to tackle climate change.

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