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Oct 17, 2014

Civil Rights Groups Call on United Nations Rapporteurs to Refer Human Rights Abuses in Detroit Water Shut-off Campaign to United States Government

Oct 17, 2014 The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund issued the following news release:In a letter sent today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and the ACLU of Michigan calls on two United Nations Special Rapporteurs in the Office of the...

Washington: EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Five Communities for Integrated Planning of Stormwater and Wastewater Projects

Oct 17, 2014 US Environmental Protection Agency, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing $335,000 in technical assistance to five communities to help them develop components of integrat...

Gloucester Mass. Shipyard Will Help Educate Customers and Peers about Clean Water Responsibilities under Settlement

Oct 17, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Gloucester Marine Railways Corp. will adhere to appropriate practices to protect water quality and thereby protect the health of citizens and the environment, under a settlement...

EPA Announces $5.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Southern Calif.

Oct 17, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $5.6 million in funding to invest in Southern Calif. tribes for environmental programs, water infrastructure development, comm...

EBRD and Switzerland Finance Wastewater Improvements in Khujand, Northern Tajikistan

Oct 17, 2014 Oct. 16 -- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development issued the following news release:The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) have joined forces to enable Khuj...

SEA BRINE REACHES CENTRAL JAKARTA AREA: EXPERT

Oct 17, 2014 Jakarta, Oct. 17 -- Sea brine from the northern coastal area of Jakarta has seeped into the National Monument area, Central Jakarta, affecting mineral water quality here, said Secretary General of the National Disaster Expert Association Lilik Kur...

PA GROUPS RELEASE SCORECARD ON STATE LEGISLATORS' ENVIRONMENTAL VOTES STATE LEGISLATORS RECEIVE SCORES ON VOTES AFFECTING CLIMATE CHANGE, ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION LAWS AND GIVEAWAYS TO GAS DRILLERS

Oct 17, 2014 The following information was released by Clean Water Action:Three leading citizen-based environmental organizations released today the joint Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard, which scores state legislators on key environmental votes cast duri...

UN Launches Handbook on Human Right to Water and Sanitation

Oct 16, 2014 United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) issued the following news:The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, with direct support from UN-Habitat, recently presented ...

Implementation of Southern Amman wastewater project's second phase begins

Oct 16, 2014 Amman, Oct. 15 (Petra) -- The Ministry of Water and Irrigation on Wednesday signed with Korea's Kolon Global Corporation, an agreement to implement the second phase of the Southern Amman wastewater project at a total cost of $92.4 million. Prime M...