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  1. US Supreme Court Likely To Rule On Interstate Water Dispute Mechanisms

    5 Aug 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC National Law Review As climate change accelerates, clashes between states over water rights are heating up due to this resulting strained resource. In the 2020–2021 session, the US Supreme Court likely ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 09:12

  2. "Environmental Justice For All Act" Introduced To US Senate

    5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:43

  3. More Protests by Mexican Farmers As US Demands Mexico Makes Up Rio Grande Water-sharing Deficit

    20 Jul 2020- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico This news article was updated 22 July The head of the United States section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) issued a formal statement, 9 July, that Mexico is in vi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2020 - 06:24

  4. European Union Water Framework Directive Legislation Will Be Retained

    25 Jun 2020- 10:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has confirmed that the European Union’s strong water legislation, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), will not be changed. The landmark confirmation for Europe’s riv ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:21

  5. US Supreme Court Backs Indigenous Rights Over Irrigators

    25 Jun 2020- 11:24 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Court House News Farmers won’t get paid for river water they lost out on during a drought in southern Oregon, because Native American tribes have water rights that rank above those of irrigators, stre ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:24

  6. Great American Outdoors Act Approved With Bipartisan Support

    25 Jun 2020- 06:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In an unusual moment of bipartisan unity, the United States Senate has approved a new conservation and public lands bill, the Great American Outdoors Act, which fully and permanent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2020 - 06:10

  7. NGO Will Advocate Integration Of Human Water, Sanitation Rights Into Governance Systems

    28 May 2020- 10:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Human Right 2 Water, a new international NGO launched in Switzerland 26 May, will provide a critical knowledge hub for the integration of human rights to water and sanitation into governance ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:21

  8. USEPA Faces Federal Court Action Over Water Pollution Negligence

    25 May 2020- 09:57 by Local Press Report HARRISBURG PA Public News Service Under the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, watershed states are required to develop implementation plans to reach water-pollution reduction goals by 2025, and the EPA is required ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2020 - 09:57

  9. Water-thinking In New EU Biodiversity Strategy For 2030

    19 May 2020- 14:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is set to present new, ambitious measures to address biodiversity challenges and promote a circular economy approach according to a draft document published 7 May by NGO ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:20

  10. EU Threatens To Sue Ireland Over Drinking Water Quality

    18 May 2020- 08:36 by Local Press Report DUBLIN RTE The European Commission has threatened to take Ireland to court over the quality of Irish drinking water. The commission said there remains high levels of potentially hazardous substances in the drinking ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:36

  11. Trump's California Water Plan Blocked By Federal Court

    12 May 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report FRESNO CA Los Angeles Times A federal court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s efforts to pump more water to the agricultural Central Valley, which critics said would threaten endangered spec ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2020 - 12:55

  12. US Environmental Groups Sue To Safeguard Clean Water Protection Legislation

    3 May 2020- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A coalition of eight US environmental groups, led by the the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), filed a lawsuit 29 April in the District Court of Massachusetts to block the T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2020 - 10:45

  13. US Slaughterhouse Practices Face Court Challenge

    2 May 2020- 11:47 by Local Press Report RICHMOND VA Food & Water Watch The US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled on Wednesday that a lawsuit can proceed challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to update national standards to ...

    Local Press Report - 05/02/2020 - 11:56

  14. US Court Supports Nestle Groundwater Extraction Plan

    2 May 2020- 11:48 by Local Press Report LANSING MI M Live A state administrative judge has upheld a permit that allows global food and beverage giant Nestle to boost the amount of Michigan groundwater it extracts for sale under the Ice Mountain bottled wa ...

    Local Press Report - 05/02/2020 - 11:54

  15. US Publishes New Rollbacks Of Water Protection Measures

    27 Apr 2020- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States government has published final rules redefining the scope of US waters that are federally regulated under the Clean Water Act, an action called The Navigable Wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2020 - 10:39