Section 437 of the bill attempts to block judicial review of all agency decisions regarding the environmental review of a proposed water transfer project in California known as the “delta tunnels project,” or “California WaterFix.”
The bill is cited in article.
agriculture, diversions, economics, environment, ethics, governance, rivers, Uncategorized, water, waterbasins, wildlife
#judicialreview, #law, California, water
The floating plant, the first of its kind in the world, will then be loaded with nuclear fuel before being towed to the Arctic port of Pevek in the summer of 2019, where it will be put into service.
Arctic, economics, energy, environment, nuclear, pollution, radioactive, Uncategorized
#Artic, energy, Environment, nuclear
https://www.howwillwe.com/thrive?sf64943841=1#water-map FOR FOUR IN TEN PEOPLE, SEVERE WATER STRESS IS ALREADY A DAILY REALITY, AND DEMAND IS SPIRALLING.
Where water is scarce, energy (oil, gas, hydropower) can become more costly, crops can fail and food processing may be disrupted.
economics, education, environment, finance, health, Uncategorized, water
#earth, #food, drought, energy, water
Mr. Zinke said he had little interest in the governor’s job, and believed his next step would involve floating down a lot of rivers, learning how fly-fish better, and “being helpful to groom and advise the next generation of conservationists.”
Jack Begg contributed research.
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There seems to be a lack of consistent principles behind Mr. Zinke’s DOE strategy.
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#BLM, #whitefish, #ZINKE, Environment, Montana
The EPA thinks the best choice is alternative 4. The plan calls for about 70% of the waste would be removed from the site by digging down 16 feet deep. Then a permanent cap would be placed on the area. It would cost about $246 million and take 5-years to implement.
Many residents said a partial removal is only a partial solution and when over 1,000 residents were asked during the meeting who would like alternative 4 not one person raised their hand.”
Yet another Superfund site….
economics, energy, environment, nuclear, pollution, radioactive, Uncategorized
#missouri, #nuclearwaste, #superfund, environment, pollution
Bloody red shrimp were first found in lakes Ontario and Michigan in 2006, according to the Fish and Wildlife Service. They’re now documented in all the Great Lakes.
The species eats waterfleas and algae. They can become food for bigger fish, and competition for smaller ones, according to the
University of Wisconsin’s Sea Grant Institute.”
Canada, economics, education, environment, fish, Great Lakes, maritime, rivers, Uncategorized, water, waterbasins
Great Lakes, Invasive species, Ontario, shrimp, superior, zebra mussels
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