Disasters

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  • 16 Mar 2018- 09:44 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Environmental Defense Fund Climate change is drastically raising demands on the world’s fresh water supplies, and as a result, governments, scientists, and others are actively searching for new ways to manage and preserve our water resources. One
  • 1 Feb 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC American Chemical Society Concerns over hydraulic fracturing, an oil and gas extraction method that injects millions of gallons of freshwater and chemicals into shale, have largely focused on potential impacts on water quality. But, as
  • 22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by Local Press Report RENO NV MINING.com Tahoe Resources is denying a media report issued on Thursday that its Shahuindo mine in Peru has contaminated local water supplies. Access Corporate Risk Pollution Scarcity Social Issues Reno NV Tahoe Resources North America United States
  • 21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report DENVER CO The Denver Post The hunt for more water to sustain the Colorado Front Range development boom has driven metro Denver suppliers to try to tap a new source: defunct mountain gold mines. And proponents say this emerging approach could help fix the
  • 7 Dec 2017- 08:36 by Local Press Report SAN DIEGO CA The San Diego Union-Tribune An increasing number of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Imperial Beach station have reported a host of health problems since February, when an estimated 143 million gallons of Mexican sewage spilled into the Tijuana
  • 6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico A sweeping new U.S. government report concludes that humans have pushed global temperatures to the highest level seen by modern civilization, defying the Trump administration’s pronouncements that climate change is a hoax or based on
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report DENVER CO Santa Fe New Mexican Scientists say they have more evidence that an increase in earthquakes on the Colorado-New Mexico border since 2001 has been caused by wells that inject wastewater from oil and gas production back underground, similar to human
  • 19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report LOVINGTON NM KQRE Two southeastern New Mexico companies are suing Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn over a policy that governs how much water oil and gas producers can pump from a regional aquifer for their operations. Loco Hills Water Solutions, LLC and Steve
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report BRISTOL BAY AK CNN News Within hours of meeting with a mining company CEO, the new head of the US Environmental Protection Agency directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report MENLO PARK CA Mongabay The Amazon and its tributaries are slated for intense hydroelectric development, aimed at supplying electricity to South America’s 400 million residents and for energy-intensive industries such as mining and smelting. But environmental
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report BOISE ID KMVT A federal judge is holding the Atlanta Gold mining company in contempt of court for allowing arsenic and iron to enter a tributary of the Middle Fork of the Boise River. Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Bush released the decision on Friday,
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report SACRAMENTO CA KCRA Organizations that warned the state about the dangers at Oroville Dam more than a decade ago, released a report urging investment in California’s aging water infrastructure. Among the chief recommendations: build a complete emergency
  • 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

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