Natural Resources Defense Council: The devastating lead contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, highlights potentially disastrous gaps in the provision of safe drinking water to all Americans -- especially the most vulnerable.... Show More Summary
A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has found that there are many other cities facing extreme lead contamination in their drinking water, just like in Flint, Michigan.
Water may look like a local resource but is actually a global commons that requires a joined-up plan to distribute fairly
If you like clean water, we’ve got good news. This week the EPA finalized an important Clean Water Act rule that cements commonsense protections for water resources. EPA’s new technology-based categorical pretreatment standard prevents unconventional oil and gas operators from delivering salty, toxic wastewater to publicly owned water treatment facilities — also known as POTWs.
Neocon domination of the U.S. foreign policy establishment has foreclosed serious debate over Israel’s strangling control of Palestinian water resources and what that means for the future of that ghetto-ized population, as Chuck Spinney explains. By Chuck Spinney Access to water is one…Read more ?
When I visit Rhode Island, one of the first things I notice its extensive water resources available for tourism, sports and commerce not to mention the ability
Rosneft and ONGC are considering joint projects in the Arctic waters, the Russian minister of natural resources and environment said Saturday.
Washington, DC – June 16, 2016– On the heels of another unreasonably short recreational red snapper season in federal waters of the The post House Natural Resource Committee Advances Solution for Gulf Red Snapper appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Weather is climate here and now, and climate is weather over the long term. Climate is the large scale process of movement of air and water, and changes in the properties of air and water, on and near the surface of the Earth, the atmosphere, oceans, and ice fields respond to the imbalance of heat…
This interview is the first of a six part series, written/conducted by AWRA President Martha Narvaez, celebrating the role of AWRA Women in Water Resources. Length of Time in the Water Resources Field I began work in the water resources field in 1968 and continue today as a volunteer, all totaling about 48 years. Show More Summary
As many as 2 billion leaves on a sequoia vie for resources. Established leaves that live for up to 20 years draw water up the tree's trunk and send nutrients down, while the trunk amasses wood and survives for thousands of years. The giant sequoia's size is possible in part because its leaves are responsive to environmental changes. Show More Summary
One of the many bizarre beliefs apparently held by enviromoonbats is that water is not a renewable resource. We drink the same water dinosaurs drank, yet progressives prefer to believe
This publication from the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute (NMWRRI) is the report of a conference held in October 2014 by the University of New Mexico's Utton Transboundary Resources Center. It reports on ideas for improving New Mexico water law and policy. Some of the ideas might be appropriate...
A six interview blog series by AWRA President Martha Narvaez. As I watched the 2016 White House Water Summit (video) this past March (2016) I was pleasantly surprised to see the number of women in leadership roles at the summit, andShow More Summary
The residents of Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, found an extremely resourceful way to rescue a dog, which had fallen into a deep water reservoir with very steep walls. Take a look at the footage that a passerby managed to captur...
The idea of mining asteroids for resources like metals or water has been around for decades, and it became a well-known concept during the 1970s. Actually extracting materials and bringing them back to Earth, though, is a challenging and costly proposition. Show More Summary
In MCC’s partner countries, environmental preservation is critical to economic growth and poverty reduction. When countries safeguard their environment, they ensure that essential natural goods and services like clean air and water, fertile soil, and renewable energy are protected for future generations.
This piece is co-authored by Max Halkjær, Global Service Line Leader Water Resources, Ramboll Water. We can measure where collecting surface water is cost-effective and help to lower the threat to national security. Droughts have always...Show More Summary
Last year, the senate quietly passed the Space Act of 2015, which grants US citizens or corporations the right to claim non-living natural resources - including water and minerals - mined out in space. Today, Luxembourg is setting aside funds to do just that. Show More Summary
Congress got a report from EPA last week that they can use to create whole series of new incentives for the States to clean up our country's water. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 gave indications that Congress...Show More Summary