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Policy News: April 6, 2020 6.4.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Lawmakers Provide Additional Funding for Science Agencies in CARES Act, Funding Agencies Release New Guidance NSF receives $76 million for coronavirus grants. EPA Reduces Enforcement Activities, Extends Comment Period for “Transparency in Science” Rule by 30 Days The comment period for the proposed rule closes May 18. Executive Branch NSF Director France ...
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How to Boil Water: Boiling pasta (plus three-ingredient spaghetti carbonara!) 4.4.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

These tips for perfectly cooked pasta will give you the best pantry meals, including this easy spaghetti carbonara recipe with only three ingredients.

Tightening lead leaching standards for new drinking water fixtures – Opportunity for public comment 4.4.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D. is the Chemicals Policy Director Note to readers: As we all grapple with the grave global health challenge from COVID19, we want to acknowledge the essential service that the public health professionals at water utilities provide in delivering safe water not only for drinking but for washing our hands and our surroundings. […]
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Coronavirus at beaches? Surfers, swimmers should stay away, scientist says 2.4.2020 LA Times: Science

The virus could be carried to the ocean in runoff and then kicked into the air by the surf, a Scripps scientist says.

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The state's new delta water rules don't end conflict with Washington 1.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

New California rules governing state water exports from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta triggered threats of lawsuits and complaints from both sides.

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Judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline 26.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a full environmental review of the Dakota Access pipeline, nearly three years after it began carrying oil.
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Policy News: March 23, 2020 24.3.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: ESA Requests Research Funding in Pandemic Response Legislation, Extension for NSF Grant Deadlines Congress considers third COVID-19 bill. White House instructs federal agencies to provide short-term administrative relief for grantees. Webinar: What You Need to Know about the Nagoya Protocol, Access, and Benefit-sharing When Planning Your Research Webinar will be held on ...
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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin.
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Could the Ohio River have rights? A movement emerges, testing the power of local control 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Lake Erie recently was granted its own bill of rights. Here's a closer look at the momentum around rights for nature.
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Coronavirus: L.A. City Hall is closed. What city services are still running? 17.3.2020 LA Times: Health

L.A. City Hall is largely closed to the public to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, but some municipal services are still running.

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An unexpected side effect of the coronavirus? A new urgency about helping homeless people 16.3.2020 LA Times: Health

As public health officials scramble to manage the spread of the novel coronavirus, strategies are taking shape to protect California's homeless population.

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Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
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Even small neighborhood stores are getting raided by coronavirus hoarders 15.3.2020 LA Times: Health

It's not just supermarkets and big box retailers that are struggling to keep toilet paper and groceries on the shelves. Liquor stores and other neighborhood businesses are too.

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“It’s Feast or Famine”: Gig Workers Bear the Risks of Coronavirus Because They Don’t Have a Choice 14.3.2020 Mother Jones
“It’s been insane,” said Sharon Goen, a 57-year-old gig worker in Las Vegas who delivers groceries. She started to describe the experience, then stopped. “I—” she began again, and then stopped again. She sighed: “I’m trying to get my words here.” Eventually she landed on a comparison: It was like the aftermath of 9/11, that mix […]
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Editorial: A week of rain is nice, but does virtually nothing to help L.A.'s water issues 11.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Southern California should capture more of the raindrops that keep falling on our heads.

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Policy News: March 9, 2020 9.3.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: ESA Selects 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients Twelve ecology graduate students will receive policy and communications training and discuss the importance of federal funding for science with lawmakers. State Department Seeks Comments about whether Digital Sequence Information Should be Included in the Nagoya Protocol Public meeting will be ...
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Colorado’s metro district developers among the biggest campaign contributors 8.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro district developers and home builders in Colorado are major campaign contributors to elected officials where they have developments. Developer Pat Hamill of Oakwood Homes is a major contributor, no more so than the Ebert Metropolitan District in Denver where his company is its developer.
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Hundreds of companies crack down on plastic from fast fashion to supermarkets and beyond 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The initial headline-grabbing pledges to phase out single use plastic may have become old news, but the new normal is seeing hundreds of companies quietly advance their plastic reduction strategies.
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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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