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What We Learned at Standing Rock: A Guide for Allies

Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock Two weeks ago, four of us decided to drive to Standing Rock and deliver supplies to the water protectors and protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We raised $3,500 in six days and filled two cars to the brim with milk of magnesia (for pepper spray in eyes), firewood, propane, […]

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 26 November – 2 December 2016

This recent photo, Tweeted by the Truckee Tavern,  brings back fond memories of Truckee, California, a former Sierra Nevada logging town on Interstate 80 about 30 miles (50 km) southwest of Reno and 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Sacramento. Show More Summary

D.A. sues to remove Maywood councilman from water board seat

Los Angeles County prosecutors filed a lawsuit this week to remove Maywood City Councilman Sergio Calderon from a regional water board, claiming both offices are a conflict of interest and violate state law. Calderon, 40, is a board member of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California...

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 26 November - 2 December 2016

23 hours agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This recent photo brings back fond memories of Truckee, California, a former Sierra Nevada logging town on Interstate 80 about 30 miles (50 km) southwest of Reno and 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Sacramento. I lived there throughout most of the 1980s when I worked at the Desert Research...

Stocks tread water as week ends

Stocks are basically flat Friday despite news that the jobless rate has plunged to a nine-year low.        

Backtalk: Rebranding White Supremacy & Standing Rock

Amy Lam This week on Backtalk, Sarah and Amy talk about keeping Standing Rock in the news and on our minds, and how we can continue to support the movement to protect clean water and more. They mention Dr. Adrienne Keene, who created...Show More Summary

American veterans arrive at Standing Rock to defend Dakota Access Pipeline protesters

United States veterans are mobilizing to protect water protectors at the Dakota Access Pipeline. The first veterans rolled in this week, and over 2,000 more who are part of the group Veterans for Standing Rock aim to arrive this weekend. Show More Summary

Carnival Cruises to Pay $40 Million Fine for Secretly Dumping Shit Water Since 2005

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cruises are like floating piles of shit and piss that you pay to ride for a week. But sometimes cruises need to release a bit of that shit and piss so that the ship doesn’t sink. Dumping of bilge water is tightly regulated when cruises are near populated areas. But Princess Cruises, owned by Carnival Corp, just spent… Read more...

Michigan Is Still Fighting A Court Order To Provide Water To Flint

Nearly three weeks after a federal judge ordered Michigan officials to deliver bottled water to Flint residents who lack access to safe drinking water, the state continues to fight it. The preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. District Judge David M. Show More Summary

Spotlight on green news & views: Vets to stand with 'water protectors'; Greenland melts faster

Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) usually appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the November 16 Green Spotlight. More than 25,970 environmentally oriented stories have been...Show More Summary

2016 Men’s Varsity Water Polo Top 20 Poll Week 12 – Nov. 30

By SwimSwam on SwimSwam BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — Following one game of competition, the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) releases the 2016 Men’s Varsity Week... Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Men’s Varsity Water Polo Top 20 Poll Week 12 – Nov. 30

#NoDAPL: Thousands of Veterans Head to Standing Rock to Protect Water Protectors

A group of veterans will head to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota next week to serve as “human shields” for the water protectors who have been on the ground protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline for months. Veterans Stand For Standing Rock set a goal of getting 2,000 veterans to […]

Max Holloway ready to clear up formerly murky waters of featherweight division at UFC 206

When Max Holloway heard Daniel Cormier was out of the UFC 206 main event next week in Toronto, he had a sneaking suspicion he probably was going to be elevated from his co-feature slot to headliner. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

The Water War

There has been no running water for three weeks in La Paz, Bolivia, November 2016. ©Mateo Romay Salinas "Don't jump the queue! I was the first in line. Get out of the way!" Shouts a man carrying a bucket, "I've got three kids and was waiting somewhere else and when the water truck came there wasn't enough for all of us. Show More Summary

Congressman Cramer: Eviction Notice to #NoDAPL Camps Was Delayed for Weeks by the White House

Law enforcement stand atop Turtle Hill on the Cannonball Ranch watching as protesters stand at the base while others stand across the water on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 24, 2016, in southern Morton County. A makeshift bridge placed by the protesters allowed them access to the private property. Show More Summary

Truthdigger of the Week: Sen. Al Franken, Vocal Supporter of the #NoDAPL Demonstrations

last weekNews : Truthdig

The Minnesota Democrat penned a letter to the Department of Justice on Monday, urging it to protect the First Amendment rights of the “water protectors” facing off against law enforcement in North Dakota.

Towing Giant Bags of Water To Fight Drought

(Bloomberg) Auke Piek, a 44-year-old Dutch engineer, says he has a solution to the Caribbean’s worst drought in half a century — and it lies hundreds of miles away in the tropical rain forests of Suriname. This week, a boat will towShow More Summary

Flight Delayed When Passenger Pulled Cover Off Emergency Exit Before Takeoff

“Fish out of water” stories from flights in China are probably becoming more common, rather than less common, as more and more people are flying. Hence the story this week about a man flying from Meizhou to Haikhou who delayed his Beijing...Show More Summary

Week 15 – Delaware Water Gap to Port Clinton, PA

We start this week’s adventure in the nice, comfortable, warmth of my Dad’s home, surrounded by those we love. Shortly, we will have to say goodbye, and we will hit the trail once more. Before we know it, we’ll be hitting Rocksylvania (aka Pennsylvania)! The temperatures are giving us a run for our money. Let......

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