Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: water

EPA warns of Mountain Valley Pipeline impact on streams, says project...

The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA’s warning brings the project’s cancelation closer.

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in...

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Israel’s assault on Gaza left 400,000 without regular access to clean...

"Attacks on water and sanitation infrastructure are attacks on children."

Rivers are key to restoring the world’s biodiversity

Biodiversity is plummeting, but restoring rivers could quickly reverse this disastrous trend.

What to do about the water

You don’t have to be a person in poverty to see water as a real problem.

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk...

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

California officials shed light on Nestlé taking millions of gallons of...

“These are people who just want to make money, but they've already dried up the upper Strawberry Creek and they've done a lot of damage.”

Nearly 60 million Americans don’t drink their tap water, research suggests—here’s...

Fixing water lines is important, but so is giving people confidence to turn on the tap.

‘Historic and hopeful moment’: Senate confirms Haaland as interior secretary

One campaigner called her confirmation “a tremendous win for Indigenous communities, the waters, parks, and lands across our country, and the climate.”

CDC study reveals increase of biofilm in US water systems

Due to the country’s aging infrastructure, the CDC expects a further increase to the transmission of diseases through biofilms and water systems.

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”