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Conflict over U.S.-Mexico water treaty escalates as farmers take La Boquilla dam

Tensions between Mexico and the United States over water intensified this month as hundreds of Mexican farmers seized control of La Boquilla dam in protest over mandatory water releases.

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E.P.A. to promote lead testing rule as Trump tries to burnish his record

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Jacqueline Savitz: No, President Trump is not the 'environmental president'

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What Trump's finalists say about climate change

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Getting climate into the presidential debates

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Trump uses EPA office to widen 'anarchist' war vs. New York

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Climate crisis: What Trump's environmental rollbacks mean for global warming

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Democratic donors push Biden for a cabinet free of fossil fuel connections

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U.S. health officials tiptoe around Trump's vaccine timetable

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Farhad Manjoo: Human weakness is responsible for this poisonous air

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Meet the man who told Trump climate change is real

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Trump scorns his own scientists over virus data

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