User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Resource Management :: Irrigation
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California Water Board makes misleading claim that only four water systems have lead lines 7.12.2018 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director The California Water Board posted the results of its statewide inventory of lead service lines (LSLs) in community water systems (CWSs) yesterday. They also became the first in the nation to post the results in an interactive online map. We are pleased to see the state take this important step, […]
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Bomb threats highlight risk of violent political rhetoric 25.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The discovery of pipe bombs targeting prominent Democratic politicians and CNN is raising the threat of election-season violence largely unknown in the U.S. -- and prompting uncomfortable questions about the consequences of leaders' increasingly vitriolic rhetoric.
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As political strain grows, pipe bombs target Democrats, CNN 25.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Pipe bombs packed with shards of glass were intercepted en route to several prominent Democrats, including former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, in an unnerving wave that deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national midterm elections.
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DNR: Groundwater uses have minimal impact on White Bear Lake in long term 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new ground water study shows residential irrigation have little impact on the lake level in long term.
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Inside Mars' meaningful, material approaches to water stewardship 27.8.2018 GreenBiz.com
Even though tools and best practices for measuring impact are still in their infancy, it’s time to advance water innovation with better data, tools and management throughout value chains.
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Wetter weather causing sewage headaches for Minn. cities 2.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, since 2010, wet weather has had an effect on wastewater treatment operations an average of 143 times a year, resulting in raw or partially treated sewage overflowing or being discharged into the environment.
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Lead service line inventories – Indiana as a good model of a voluntary survey 1.8.2018 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, Lindsay McCormick, and Audrey McIntosh This blog is part of a series focused on how states are handling the essential task of developing inventories of lead service lines (LSLs) and making them public. The first blog identified 14 states that were taking on the issue: 4 with mandatory programs and 10 with voluntary. The […]
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Mandatory lead service line inventories – Illinois and Michigan as strong models 30.7.2018 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director and Lindsay McCormick, Project Manager This blog is part of a series focused on how states are handling the essential task of developing inventories of lead service lines (LSLs) and making them public. The first blog identified 14 states that were taking on the issue: four with mandatory programs and ten with […]
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At the Adventure Playground, one man's trash is a child's treasure 27.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Forget ordering toys and gadgets online. A local nonprofit is letting kids build their own playground.
How addressing energy used in food processing contributes to more sustainable agriculture 25.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Greater energy efficiency beyond the farm gate and more sustainable processes inside the farm are the two sides of the same coin.
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'Nightmare on Monroe Street': A tiny Queen Village block's six-year feud with the Philly Water Department 6.7.2018 Philly.com News
Neighbors call it Nightmare on Monroe Street. For the last six years, resident on the tiny 100 block of Monroe Street have had flooding, a sinking street, broken sewer pipes and now a decrepit street. The Philadelphia Water Department says all the issues were caused by several broken sewer laterals, which are the responsibility of the property owners. The residents, however, believe there is a much larger issue underneath their street.
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Northfield says 1 million gallons of wastewater entered Cannon River from treatment plant 4.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
From Northfield News: The city of Northfield Tuesday issued an advisory to the public to avoid direct contact with the Cannon River downstream of Northfield after a broken PVC pipe at the city's treatment plant caused approximately 1 million gallons of wastewater to pour into the river.
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How to effectively design for a biodiverse, urban future 29.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
We need to make our city areas more welcoming to wildlife. Here are five ways we can do so.
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Romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak tied to tainted irrigation canal 29.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
About 200 people were sickened in the E. coli outbreak and five people died. The outbreak, which started in the spring, is now over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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Rivers of Oil, Episode 2: The largest inland spill 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This story isn't just about the risks of transporting huge amounts of oil through pipelines. It's also about the reward that oil provides.
Enbridge would work with landowners who want old Line 3 pipe removed 9.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The company had originally proposed leaving the entire old pipeline in the ground, saying it would be cheaper and do less environmental damage than removing it.
Smart sprinklers slashing lawn water use in Woodbury 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Sprinkler systems can waste a lot of water and money. In Woodbury, however, residents are saving both by using smart controllers for irrigation systems. Here's how the city-led effort works.
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New test: 10.7 million asbestos fibers on floor at Philadelphia elementary school 6.6.2018 Philly.com News
New tests show off-the-chart levels of asbestos fibers on surfaces at Olney Elementary School after officials at the School District of Philadelphia had ordered a cleanup.
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Hardlook — Water Scarcity: Dry Days in Delhi 4.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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A new U.S.-Mexico border? At the Venice Biennale, imagining a binational region called MEXUS 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
With Trump undaunted in his quest to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale will look at issues of citizenship and the border - and the ways in which it remains incredibly porous.
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