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- The Stream, January 24, 2020: New Trump Water Rule Imperils Streams, Wetlands, Across the U.S.The Global Rundown The U.S. Trump administration replaces the Waters of the United States rule, cutting protections for streams and wetlands. Zimbabwe announces that its grain reserves are running low after months of drought. A water utility in California sues the U.S. government over PFAS contamination from firefighting foam used at an Air Force Base. […]
- U.S. Food Trade Increasingly Leans On Unsustainable GroundwaterIt takes water to grow crops, and an increasing portion of the US’s irrigation water is unsustainably mined from groundwater sources. The post U.S. Food Trade Increasingly Leans On Unsustainable Groundwater appeared first on Circle of Blue.
- The Stream, January 23, 2020: PFAS Contamination in U.S. More Widespread than Previously Thought, Study FindsThe Global Rundown A new report finds that PFAS contamination in the United States is far more prevalent than previously thought. Michigan grants Flint an extension on submitting documentation about 2019 lead samples, as well as the city’s future plans for tackling contamination. Storm Glorida hits Spain’s Ebro river delta, deluging rice paddies. Namibia considers […]
- The Stream, January 22, 2020: Rainfall in Australia Slows Spread of BushfiresThe Global Rundown Heavy rainfall eases bushfires in Australia, but blazes still remain. Ongoing drought in Guatemala fuels childhood malnutrition. The U.S. Supreme Court rules that residents of Flint, Michigan, can pursue a civil rights lawsuit over the city’s lead crisis. Twenty-one “critically overdrafted” areas of California prepare groundwater management plans as part of the […]
- The Stream, January 21, 2020: Water Crisis Leaves Bulgarian Government Facing a No-Confidence VoteThe Global Rundown The Bulgarian government faces a no-confidence vote due to ongoing water shortages affecting thousands of people. Lawmakers in Michigan propose two bills that would limit access to groundwater for water bottling company Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. Controversy ensues over an $80 million water rights sale to the Australian government. China bans […]
- What’s Up With Water – January 20, 2020The post What’s Up With Water – January 20, 2020 appeared first on Circle of Blue.
- Federal Water Tap, January 20: Trump Aims at Two Water Rules in Farm Bureau SpeechThe Rundown At a Farm Bureau meeting, President Trump highlighted his administration’s rollback of Obama-era clean water rules and asked the Army Corp to withdraw a proposed rule governing water supplies in its reservoirs. Legislation introduced in Congress aims to ban mining near a Minnesota wilderness area, prioritize coastal carbon sequestration, guard individual water rights, […]
- The Stream, January 24, 2020: New Trump Water Rule Imperils Streams, Wetlands, Across the U.S.