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INHOFE: INSTEAD OF FIXING OVERREACH IN WOTUS RULE, EPA MADE IT BROADER

May 27, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Majority Office:U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works (EPW), released the following s...

DEALING WITH DROUGHT DOWN UNDER

May 27, 2015 Irvine, Calif., May 26 -- The University of California issued the following press release:The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Greater Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold crit...

Mikulski, Cardin, Delaney Announce Federal Grant for Water Infrastructure Project in Allegany County

May 27, 2015 The office of Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, together with Congressman John Delaney (all D-Md.), today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural De...

Prague town hall files complaint over contaminated drinking water

May 27, 2015 Drinking water in Prague's Dejvice vicinity that became bacteria-contaminated at the weekend, will remain undrinkable for another two days at least, Mayor Ondrej Kolar said today, adding that the town hall will lodge a complaint against an unknown...

Commonwealth water agencies tell Estimates they're unconcerned by lack of future funding in Budget 2015

May 27, 2015 Commonwealth water agencies say they are not concerned about their government funding into the future, even though the budget allocates almost nothing for their operational costs beyond 2017.The budget papers show a sharp drop off in funding for t...

'India to be a "Water Scarce Country" by 2025'

May 27, 2015 A report on the Indian Water Industry was launched on the inauguration day of Everthing AboutWater Expo. Mr Ravi B Budhiraja, chairman, Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority, inaugurated the 12th Everthing AboutWater Expo, held on May 2...

Violence leaves two thirds of Yemenis without clean water

May 27, 2015 Yemen Post Staff Almost two-thirds of the population of Yemen, 16 million, have become without a clean water supply and sanitation, Oxfam warned on Tuesday. People are being forced to drink unsafe water as a result of the disintegration of local ...

IAPMO R&T Participates in Inaugural Water Technology and Funding Summit

May 27, 2015 The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials issued the following news release:IAPMO R&T, North America's premier third-party testing and certification body for plumbing, mechanical, and water treatment products, recently...

THE EPA'S NEWEST REGULATION: WHAT SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS NEED TO KNOW

May 27, 2015

The following information was released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB):

New water regulations have many business owners worried. Here's a round-up of the many sliding pieces.

Riverkeeper Bolsters Core Programs with New Directors, Launches Program to Address Challenges to Region's Watersheds

May 27, 2015 Riverkeeper issued the following news release:Riverkeeper has added staff to key leadership positions to bolster its mission to defend the Hudson River and protect the drinking water supply of 9 million New York City and Hudson Valley residents.Tw...
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