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EPA Moves To Replace Obama-Era Rule Protecting Drinking Water For 117 Million

EPA Moves To Replace Obama-Era Rule Protecting Drinking Water For 117 MillionThe Environmental Protection Agency on Friday inched closer to proposing a



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Water agency approves $11B for California twin tunnels plan

Water agency approves $  11B for California twin tunnels planCalifornia's largest water agency on Tuesday approved a nearly $ 11 billion plan to help fund two enormous tunnels, breathing new life into Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious and controversial plan to remake the state's water system.



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Michigan to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis over

Michigan to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis overFor nearly two years, tests have shown that Flint’s water is the same or better than similar cities across the state, a statement from Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s office said. When the current supply of state-funded bottled water is depleted, the distribution centers will close and deliveries will end. “The scientific data now proves the water system is stable and the need for bottled water has ended,” the Republican governor said in the statement.



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Agents arrest designer of Kansas water slide that killed boy

Agents arrest designer of Kansas water slide that killed boyDALLAS (AP) — One of the designers of a massive Kansas water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy has been arrested in Texas, federal authorities said Tuesday.



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Kansas to audit water park where boy decapitated

Kansas to audit water park where boy decapitatedTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas agency plans to conduct a full audit of a water park's inspection records before it reopens this spring, a state official said Wednesday, after criminal charges were filed over the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the world's tallest waterslide there in 2016.



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Water park firm's co-owner arrested over Kansas death

Water park firm's co-owner arrested over Kansas deathTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A water park company's co-owner was arrested Monday in Texas in connection with a Kansas criminal case arising from a 10-year-old boy's death on what was promoted as the world's largest waterslide.



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Iowa family’s death caused by faulty water heater, investigators say

Iowa family’s death caused by faulty water heater, investigators sayKevin and Amy Sharp, along with their two children, were found dead in a rented condominium during a family vacation to Mexico. Investigators say a gas leak from a faulty water heater is to blame.



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Gas Leak From Faulty Water Heater Blamed in Deaths of Iowa Family Members

Gas Leak From Faulty Water Heater Blamed in Deaths of Iowa Family MembersThe family of four had been dead for up to two days before their bodies were found last week.



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Gas Leak From Faulty Water Heater Blamed in Deaths of Iowa Family Members

Gas Leak From Faulty Water Heater Blamed in Deaths of Iowa Family MembersThe family of four had been dead for up to two days before their bodies were found last week.



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Designers of water slide that decapitated boy 'had no technical qualifications'

Designers of water slide that decapitated boy 'had no technical qualifications'The designers of a giant water slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy went ahead with the project despite having no technical or engineering qualifications, prosecutors say. Criminal charges have been brought against Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City following the death of Caleb Schwab on its Verrückt water slide in August 2016. Tyler Miles, a former director of operations at the park, also faces an involuntary manslaughter charge over the incident, in which a raft carrying the boy and two women went airborne, forcing his head into a pole.



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