Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: water

Flint residents return to court after city misses deadline to replace...

"The people of Flint won't tolerate any more broken promises from the city, which is under a federal court order to get the lead pipes out of the ground and somehow still can't get the job done."

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report...

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

Why we need slow solutions to solve our water problems

A new book explains why “Slow Water” projects can help us tackle our climate, water and biodiversity crises.

Drugged water: A new global pandemic hiding in plain sight?

While 80 percent of wastewater in the world is not treated, even in developed countries treatment facilities are often unable to filter out dangerous bugs.

Right-wing Supreme Court justices ‘just further poisoned your water’

The move, said one attorney, "shows disregard for the integrity of the Clean Water Act and undermines the rights of tribes and states to review and reject dirty fossil fuel projects that threaten their water."

Forever chemicals contaminate water in 20% of private wells, 60% of...

Environmental and public health advocates have long criticized policy makers for failing to regulate these chemicals. 

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

Millions of Americans struggle to pay their water bills—here’s how a...

Access to a safe and affordable water supply and sewer services is codified in the U.N.‘s Human Right to Water and Sanitation.

The politics of water

It's in your sink...

New study identifies regions of greatest conservation potential for species, water...

A new study has mapped out the regions where conservation actions can maximize the protection of biodiversity, carbon stocks, and water, while a separate study has identified regions of the world where land animals are most at threat.

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Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.