Disasters

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  • 7 Sep 2017- 14:01 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Inter Press News Agency A recent cholera outbreak in North-Eastern Nigeria has resulted in at least 186 suspected cases and 14 deaths as of Sep. 1, according to Borno State’s Ministry of Health. The outbreak, which coincided with this year’s
  • 7 Sep 2017- 14:01 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX Phys.org Hydraulic fracturing has once again made the Permian Basin that stretches across western Texas and New Mexico one of the richest oil fields in the world. But the improved reserves come with some serious water management issues. Drilling for
  • 2 Sep 2017- 08:12 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA Wired Addicks and Barker reservoirs' dams and spillways were rated by US Army Corps of Engineers as "extremely high-risk" infrastructure. Climate Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Policy Houston TX North America
  • 24 Aug 2017- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States US multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil for years conducted a campaign to mislead the general public about impacts of climate change. Harvard academics Professor Naomi Oreskes and Dr Geoffrey Supran, in a study
  • 16 Aug 2017- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States Uneven Progress in Reducing Water Pollution China's water quality is improving overall but progress is uneven, with some regions finding it hard to meet the annual quality improvement targets, the Ministry of Environmental
  • 3 Aug 2017- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States Portland to Pay up to $500 Million USD for Clean Water The City Council of Portland, Oregon, chose (August 2nd) the “most expensive option” for a new treatment plant needed to meet state and federal rules (The Oregonian). Homeowners
  • 3 Aug 2017- 08:11 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY NBC News A West Texas land baron and oilman is on the verge of pumping 5.4 million gallons of water a day from far under the desert mountains here and piping it 60 miles to the nation's most bountiful oil field, the Permian Basin, where
  • 31 Jul 2017- 10:37 by Local Press Report RIO RICO AZ AZ Central A wash in Southern Arizona where an international sewage pipeline has spilled untreated wastewater has tested positive for excessive levels of E. coli, officials said Thursday. The public should stay out of the Nogales Wash and Santa
  • 26 Jul 2017- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On July 25th, the Trump administration’s US Bureau of Land Management submitted a rescission to eliminate an Obama era policy that required companies to disclose the chemicals used for fracking on public and tribal lands
  • 26 Jul 2017- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On July 25th, the Trump administration’s US Bureau of Land Management submitted a rescission to eliminate an Obama era policy that required companies to disclose the chemicals used for fracking on public and tribal lands
  • 26 Jul 2017- 08:22 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC UN Dispatch When President Trump’s White House released its first budget proposal, the president proposed a 29 percent cut to the budgets of USAID and the State Department. Scaling back development assistance as President Trump has envisioned
  • 26 Jul 2017- 08:22 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The Daily Beast Did you know that the right-wing has its own Russia conspiracy, alleging that Moscow is secretly funding environmental organizations—and that two congressmen have now requested a formal investigation by the Treasury Department?
  • 20 Jul 2017- 10:07 by Local Press Report RESTON VA US Geological Survey Designed by a small U.S. Geological Survey team, this cost-effective and environmentally friendly water filter system uses discarded mining byproducts, called mine drainage ochre, as the primary filtering agent to remove
  • 20 Jul 2017- 10:07 by Local Press Report GAINESVILLE TX Houston Chronicle Select Energy Services is buying Houston-based Rockwater Energy Solutions in an all-stock deal valued at more than $470 million. The oil and gas industry uses vast amounts of water to drill and hydraulically fracture wells.
  • 10 Jul 2017- 11:49 by Local Press Report CHARLESTON WV West Virginia Record U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver Jr. on July 6 issued an order denying a proposed class action settlement regarding the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. Copenhaver wrote that he has concerns about the tiered payment plan

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