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MINING OFFICIAL PLEADS GUILTY IN ALASKA TO MAKING ILLEGAL DISCHARGES FROM THE PLATINUM CREEK MINE AND FOR MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS TO FEDERAL OFFICIALS

Mar 5, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Department of Justice:A former general manager of the Platinum Creek Mine in Platinum, Alaska, pleaded guilty today to three felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act, announced Assistant A...

CAPPS REINTRODUCES BILLS TO HELP COMMUNITIES PREPARE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

Mar 5, 2015 The following information was released by the office of California Rep. Lois Capps:Legislation would help California address issues such as drought and sea level riseRep. Lois Capps (CA-24) reintroduced three climate change-related bills that woul...

Soaked in oil: The cost of war in South Sudan

Mar 5, 2015 Leer, South Sudan - The Thar Jath oilfield - just like civilians here - is caught in a deadly civil war and unable to thrive amid fierce fighting. The oil site, located in northern South Sudan's Unity State, is only accessible from the main dirt ...

484 tankers to supply water in affected villages in Mah

Mar 4, 2015 Aurangabad, March 4 -- Around 484 water tankers were engaged by District Administrations to supply drinking water to the badly affected villages and hamlets in Marathwada.As per the weekly report by the Divisional Commissioner's Office here today,...

Annual Environmental Report Highlights Restoration Progress, State of the South Florida Ecosystem

Mar 4, 2015 The South Florida Water Management District issued the following news release:The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) have released the 2015 South Florida Environmental Repor...

Wisconsin: Waterway Protection Section Chief

Mar 4, 2015 WiscJobs, The state of Wisconsin has issued the following news release: Natural Resources, Department ofWaterway Protection Section Chief Job Announcement Code(s): 15-00715County(ies): DaneClassification Title: / JAC: Job Working Title: NAT RES ...

Bloom to blame for Danville water issues

Mar 4, 2015 DANVILLE — The algal bloom blamed for the peat moss-like smell and taste in Danville’s water reached the Schoolfield Dam on Feb. 22. It wasn’t until the next day that the bloom finally passed over the dam and flowed down the Dan ...

GOVERNMENT TO FOCUS ON REPAIRING IRRIGATION CHANNELS FOR PADDY CULTIVATION

Mar 4, 2015

Bengkulu, March 4 -- The ministry will prioritize the repair of irrigation channels to provide water to three million hectares of land in a bid to achieve food self-sufficiency, Indonesian Agricultural Minister Andi Amran Sulaiman stated.

Current Water Restrictions Remain in Force – For Now

Mar 4, 2015 Tasman District Council has issued the following news release:It was a close call but water restrictions in Tasman remain unchanged for another week. Tasman District Council’s Dry Weather Taskforce convenor Dennis Bush-King said as the dist...

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Approving Tariff Revision in the Matter of Notification by MRP Laurel Oaks, LLC

Mar 4, 2015 The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order:In the Matter of Notification by MRP Laurel Oaks, LLC, 3111-101 Longmeadow Court, Raleigh, North Carolina 27613, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility ...