Tag Archives: drinking water

Averting Asia’s Water Crisis – Asian Scientist Magazine

AsianScientist (March 16, 2022) – For many communities around the world, rivers and seas are their lifeline. To meet nutritional needs, fishermen transport their marine catch, while farmers need a constant flow of water to irrigate their farmland. For sanitation, clean water and livelihood security, access to clean water is …

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Pingree Grove Announces $3.5 Million in Funding to Improve Access to Clean Water

On March 14, the Village of Pingree Grove announced that it would receive $3,500,000 in federal funding for the construction of a second water treatment facility. This funding was secured by U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood (IL-14), as part of a new federal community project funding initiative for fiscal year 2022, …

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It’s time to help the trees help you Adams | Columns

“Help the trees help you” is part of the Keystone 10 Million Tree promotion this year. Trees really help us, giving us shade to reduce our air conditioning bills in summer, and our heating bills by protecting us from winter winds. Today, they are even more essential to our lives, …

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HILL COUNTRY STATE

A recently released report by the Texas Hill Country Conservation Network examined the current state of conservation and growth in the Hill Country. What he revealed was a region at a crossroads, facing threats to its future. The report, titled “State of the Hill Country,” established a baseline for eight …

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Earthjustice Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

washington d.c. — Today, President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address. Following the speech, Abigail Dillen, President of Earthjustice issued the following statement: “Tonight, the President presented a powerful vision for the country and for defending democracy in unity with allies around the world, and we …

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Nonprofit Goal: WebFX and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

WEBFXWhy do you think it is important for your business to support nonprofit organizations in our region? As a company, we lead by example, work with integrity and aspire to leave a better world, both inside and outside our neighborhood. In our hometown of Harrisburg, we host regular get-togethers, support …

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Landowners embrace conservation as a financial benefit Family Legacy/Public News Service

Colorado landowners could play a major role in President Joe Biden’s effort to keep 30% of the country’s land undeveloped by 2030, and make money at the same time. Jay Fetcher’s family has been raising cattle since 1994. He said when his family considered the idea of ​​a conservation easement …

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Unpacking the Infrastructure Bill

by Patrick McCullough | published on February 12, 2022 Illustration by Julia Jones Photograph by Diana Spencer Jhe Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), formerly known as the INVEST in America Act and more commonly, the bipartisan infrastructure bill, was signed into law by President Joe Biden on November 15, …

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US military faces crisis in Hawaii after leak poisons water – Morning Journal

By AUDREY McAVOY HONOLULU — A giant US government fuel storage facility hidden inside a mountain ridge overlooking Pearl Harbor has supplied fuel to military ships and planes plying the Pacific Ocean since World War II. Its very existence was a secret for years. Even after it was declassified, few …

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Contaminating Our Oasis – The Manitoulin Expositor

Manitoulin High School students clean up the trails near their school. MSS Share/Go Green Presents… A Manitoulin Eco-Hero by Anika Smith and Daphne Carr Pollution is a vast and very relevant subject because it affects the whole planet, including Manitoulin Island. We may have a very green environment compared to …

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Today’s Local Utah News Headlines – Monday Evening, January 24, 2022

Monday evening, January 24, 2022 State Utah decides how to spend its share of national opioid settlement money Utah is set to receive more than $300 million over the next two decades as part of a nationwide opioid settlement. State advocates and lawmakers met Monday to strategize how that money …

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Planting more oysters can help Lowcountry fight rising waters | News SC Climate and Environment

WADMALAW – Ask one of the Barrier Island Oyster Co. crew members about their product and they’ll quickly give you insight into the oyster and all its superpowers. The Lowcountry staple provides habitat for all sorts of creatures in an estuarine environment; it acts as a filter for water, helping …

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Governor Wolf Builds on Lead-Free AP Commitment, Announces $168 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects in 13 Counties

Building on his commitment to lead-free PA, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the investment of $168 million for 15 drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects in 13 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). “Making critical investments like those announced today helps revitalize our communities across the Commonwealth,” Governor …

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Technion scientists remove toxins from drinking water

Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have developed innovative technology to remove dangerous pollutants from drinking water. The technology effectively removes and destroys synthetic organofluorine chemical compounds (PFAS). PFAS are a family of problematic pollutants, also known as “eternal chemicals” due to their chemical stability and persistence …

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Maine’s existing laws have not reduced pollution. The Pine Tree Amendment will help.

The Opinion BDN section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Luki Hewitt lives in Penobscot and is a member of the Narramissic Valley Friends in Orland. This column was submitted on behalf of the …

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Mizzou researchers propose to change drinking water laws

Researchers at the University of Missouri are calling for a new approach to the Clean Water Act, and the team wants to start at the sink and work your way up to where the rain hits the earth. Lawyer Robin Rotman and civil engineer Kathleen Trauth are co-authors of a …

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St. Lucia River and Indian River Lagoon Nonprofits Seek Christmas Donations

When you’re tasked with protecting and restoring the waters of North America’s most biodiverse estuary, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to crunch the finances and crunch the numbers for daily accounting. Mike Conner, the Indian Riverkeeper, therefore has a “12 Days of Christmas” wish for the Treasure …

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stimulated by the pandemic, a renewed call to protect the city’s waterways | Now

The following essay was originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer in conjunction with the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel University as part of Rebuilding Philly, a series of commentary articles written by faculty and professionals. of Drexel related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to racial and economic equity. …

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Prime Minister Imran Khan takes note of Gwadar protest and ensures action

Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan took note on Sunday of the ongoing protest by fishermen in Gwadar, Balochistan. “I have taken note of the very legitimate demands of the hardworking fishermen of Gwadar. He will take strong action against illegal trawler fishing and will also address CM Balochistan, ”Prime Minister …

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Sindh will develop cities under PRS

KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to develop cities as part of its Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS), a statement said on Tuesday. The provincial government has formulated a village development plan targeting larger settlements within 30 kilometers of the Rural Growth Center (RGC) which is the town of “Chuhar Jamali”. …

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California’s first plan to ban offshore oil has failed and casts a shadow

SACRAMENTO – The offshore oil derricks that dot the California coastline continue to pump despite a history of catastrophic spills and the wishes of generations of politicians to scrap them. They even survived a modest attempt by state officials over a decade ago to offer incentives to oil companies that …

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Federal Base Coordinator | The hill

JOB AD Federal Base Coordinator The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is looking for a Federal Core Coordinator within the EPR Department who will be based in our Washington, DC office. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION Established in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization dedicated to …

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A backyard seat: OSHA, Air and Waters | Pillsbury – Gravel2Gavel Construction and Real Estate Law

The courts have rendered several new and important decisions on environmental and administrative law in recent weeks. UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEAL FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association, Inc. v. EPAOn November 12, 2021, the DC Circuit ruled in a split decision that neither Section 202 …

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Biden administration restores drinking water guarantees interrupted during Trump era

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration took action Thursday to restore federal protections for hundreds of thousands of small streams, wetlands and other waterways, overturning a Trump-era rule that was seen as one of the environmental setbacks characteristics of this administration. This is a regulation sometimes referred to as “United …

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Southold agrees to help water authority seek funding for $ 27 million pipeline project

The Suffolk County Water Authority and Southold Town officials have agreed to work together so the agency can seek grants for an 8-mile, $ 27 million water pipeline billed as a good sustainability project. City council voted 5-0 at its Tuesday meeting to reach an intermunicipal agreement with the Oakdale-based …

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Northern Neck environmental law champion turns 88

By Karl Blankenship, Bay Journal News Service William Tayloe Murphy, Jr., a leading figure in Virginia’s environmental protection efforts who spearheaded the passage of many historic environmental laws, died on September 15. He was 88 years old. Murphy – widely known simply as Tayloe – was an attorney who represented …

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Attorney General Bonta urges Biden administration to protect California waterways | State of California – Department of Justice

Expanding the Definition of “United States Waters” to Address Environmental Justice and Climate Change OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James today led a multi-state coalition by submitting a comment letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps …

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Environmental justice advocates look to landmark $ 3.5 billion spending bill for bold action

Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration want to use their massive $ 3.5 trillion spending plan to help communities devastated by pollution and environmental degradation. For years, activists have pressed for the government to recognize what is called environmental justice, the broad movement to compensate communities that have suffered disproportionate …

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EPA Water Chief on Clean Water Guards – Online Review

WASHINGTON (AP) – To finally determine a sustainable definition of waterways eligible for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the new water director for the Environmental Protection Agency said everyone affected by the problem will need to be involved. Radhika Fox recently spoke to The Associated Press about the …

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Push to get water in 625 residences in deadline limbo

MOUNTAINBURG – An initiative to provide safe drinking water to around 625 households in north-central Crawford County has not received the support it needs to continue. Mountainburg Mayor Susan Wilson said the city had received 270 of the 400 signed water use agreements, as well as $ 100 deposits, needed …

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Alkaline88® and A88CBD ™ expand internationally thanks to a brokerage agreement with the Bellator group

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – (BUSINESS WIRE) – The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ and CSE: WTER) (the “Company”), producer of its flagship brand Alkaline88®, is the largest independent alkaline water company in the country. The company also produces flavored and ingestible waters and CBD infused waters sold under the brand names …

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