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Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over 'Head-in-the-sand' Approach to Protecting Endangered Species 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Earlier this month, the Trump administration finalized changes to a set of regulations which would diminish the protections afforded to threatened species.
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This rat is foiling developers' plans to capitalize on a weaker Endangered Species Act 22.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

As developers lobby the Trump administration for endangered species relief, California is moving to backstop wildlife threatened by federal rollbacks, including the San Bernardino kangaroo rat.

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Lead from new “lead-free” brass faucets? An update on progress 21.8.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D. is the Chemicals Policy Director and Lindsay McCormick is a Program Manager. Last year, we discovered and reported in a blog, that some new brass faucets that meet existing standards and are labelled “lead-free” can still leach significant amounts of lead into water in the first few weeks of use. Here, we […]
Editorial: Save California's species from Trump 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A California bill could limit the local damage caused by U.S. gutting of the Endangered Species Act. So what are we waiting for?

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New Research Finds Japan’s Fishing Fleet Could Sustainably Increase Profits by Billions 19.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Research Finds Japan’s Fishing Fleet Could Sustainably Increase Profits by Billions
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'Monster' Hammerhead Shark Steals Fish From Florida Man: 'He Just Took it Out of My Hand!' 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Obviously it was the most intense moment of my life," fishing guide Rob Gorta said.
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Superstorm Sandy Was One of the Worst and Best Things to Happen to Rockaway Beach 18.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last year, right before Memorial Day, the business owners of Rockaway Beach got a terrible shock. New York City officials abruptly declared that a popular 12-block section of beachfront would be closed for the summer, and perhaps indefinitely. The reasoning […]
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Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The desire to expand housing, commerce and other development around metro Denver and on arid high plains once deemed inhospitable has driven an innovative urban water broker to build a $22 million reservoir on a ranch 70 miles east of the city along the South Platte River.
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Appeals court rules detained migrant children should get soap, sleep, clean water 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration had challenged a court order setting the rules for how detained migrant children should be treated.
Climate Changed: Millions of Americans Already Living Beyond Temperature Goal 15.8.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(This post was co-authored by Nat Keohane and David Festa)  The hotter future that climate pollution is creating has already arrived for 1 in 10 Americans. A new analysis from The Washington Post shows that 34 million Americans live in areas that have now seen average temperatures rise farther than the goal set by the […]
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Shark Bites Surfer's Board in Hawaii, Misses Teenager by Inches: 'Next Time I'm Just Going to Go in the Daytime' 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The shark bit a large chunk out of the surfer's board as he hit the waves during sunset, forcing him to swim to shore to safety.
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Colorado farms turn to technology amid water warnings in Southwest U.S. 13.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day.
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How Much Are Polar Bears Worth? Trump Admin Limits Endangered Species Act With Cost-Benefit Analysis 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Secretary Bernhardt has worked his entire career to weaken wildlife protections for the sake of more drilling and mining."
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Column: Right-wingers again demonize the tiny delta smelt to protect Big Agriculture 12.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

The right-wing campaign to demonize the tiny delta smelt so Big Ag can get more water continues, ignorantly

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L.A.'s Green New Deal polarizes voters in a district haunted by environmental disaster 12.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

L.A. City Council candidates John Lee and Loraine Lundquist are competing to represent a Valley district affected by a methane leak in Aliso Canyon.

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L.A. Walks: Limekiln Canyon Park is an unexpected, shady oasis 9.8.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

This ramble in Northridge is shady, lush and likely to have running water much of the year.

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A clean energy breakthrough could be buried deep beneath rural Utah 8.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Los Angeles hopes to store solar and wind power in underground salt caverns, to help replace a giant coal plant.

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ASDWA releases useful guidance to help states develop lead service line inventories 7.8.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director and Lindsay McCormick, Program Manager As we have explained in past blogs, it is critical that states have rough estimates of how many lead service lines (LSLs) each drinking water utility in the state may have in order to develop sound policy decisions and set priorities. Congress recognized the importance […]
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Court puts key PolyMet copper-nickel mine permit on hold 7.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has placed a stay on a key water quality permit for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine, temporarily putting the controversial project in northeastern Minnesota on hold.
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17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World’s Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress 6.8.2019 THE CITY FIX
Once-unthinkable water crises are becoming commonplace. Reservoirs in Chennai, India’s sixth-largest city, are nearly dry right now. Last year, residents of Cape Town, South Africa narrowly avoided their own “Day Zero” water shut-off. And the year before that, Rome rationed water to conserve scarce ...
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