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Water crisis builds in Egypt as dam talks falter, temperatures rise 7.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Ahmed Abd-Rabo used to get all the water he needed to feed his crops 50 km (30 miles) from Egypt's River Nile. Then supplies in the canal linking his seven acres to the river dwindled as other farmers drew more water, and he had to abandon half the ...
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Supreme Court leans toward expanding Clean Water Act to protect oceans from wastewater 7.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The case from Hawaii has emerged as a major test of the scope of the federal anti-pollution law, even as President Trump's EPA cuts back enforcement.

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Trump says talks with Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on dam dispute went well 7.11.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he held talks with officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a new dam being built on the Nile River.
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The pollution question: What will it take for farmers in Punjab and Haryana to stop burning stubble? 6.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Air: Why India Must Solve Pollution and Climate Change Together’, Dean Spears examines why crop-burning does not stop.
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Ghaziabad District Magistrate Fines Self For Wasting Water 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Ghaziabad District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on himself and other staff members after he found that water was overflowing from an overhead tank of the collectorate...
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CM to make MP a developed state by bringing prosperity in agriculture sector 5.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that we will make Madhya Pradesh a developed state by bringing prosperity in the agriculture sector. The Chief Minister said that he does not make announcements instead make promises and fulfill it. After the inaugurating the 2nd Moniya Mahotsav in Bijawar Tehsil of Chhatarpur district today, Kamal […]
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BJP holds Jan Akrosh Andolan across state 5.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal: In order to protest against alleged anti-farmer polices of State Congress Government, Bharatiya Janata Party orgnaised Kisan Akrosh Andolan across the State, on Monday. Former State President, Nandkumar Singh Chouhan led the protest in Jabalpur.  Senior BJP leaders alleged that the Congress Government has betrayed farmers. It had made hollow claims of loan waiver […]
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Shipping Minnesota water to sate a thirsty world: Could it happen? 5.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Last week came the surprising news that a Dakota County company wants to pump water from below the ground and transport it by rail to the western United States. Environmental groups quickly opposed the idea. The Minnesota DNR said the plan won't likely meet state law. But could a plan like this ever become reality?
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EPF scam: Former Uttar Pradesh power corporation official arrested, current MD transferred 5.11.2019 Scroll.in
Aparna U was transferred to the irrigation department as secretary and M Devraj will be the new power secretary and UPPCL managing director.
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What you must do to register your borewells with Metro Water 5.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Metro Water department has called for all Chennai residents to register their open wells and borewells by November 10th. Here is what you must do and why it is necessary to register your borewells.
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EPA to scale back federal rules restricting waste from coal-fired power plants 4.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday plans to relax rules that govern how power plants store waste from burning coal and release water containing toxic metals into nearby waterways, according to agency officials.
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Texas Signed off on the Restoration of This Old Coal Mine. Now a Leaky Landfill Is Contaminating Groundwater. 3.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and The Texas Tribune and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It seems like everyone in Rockdale is talking about Sandow Lakes Ranch. That’s because so many residents of this old mining hub in Central Texas believe that the fate of the 32,000-acre tract is crucial to […]
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Maharashtra Sanctions Rs 10,000 Crore Aid For Rain-Hit Farmers 3.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Maharashtra government on Saturday approved Rs 10,000 crore as a special provision to provide immediate assistance to farmers affected by unseasonal rains.
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DNR: Plan to ship Minnesota groundwater to the southwest won’t float 2.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
State conservation officials say there is “virtually no scenario” where they would let a Lakeville-based company pump 500 million gallons a year from one of the state’s oldest aquifers and ship it out by rail.
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Delhi govt declares Nov 2 as public holiday on Chhath Puja 1.11.2019 DNA
Chhath Puja is celebrated on the sixth day of the Kartik month of the Hindu calendar which also happens to be the fourth day after Diwali.
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Pakistanis Feel Inflation, Not Kashmir, Biggest Problem Facing Them: Survey 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Spiralling inflation and unemployment are the biggest problems haunting the people of Pakistan and not the Kashmir issue, according to a survey by Gallup International in all four provinces of the...
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Chennai, Bangalore Will Run Out Of Water Like Cape Town: Minister Warns 30.10.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat warned today that if people still don't understand their responsibility to save water, a large part of India's population will be severely affected...
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Taj Pratap Yadav Threatens Protest Over Increasing Pollution In Yamuna 30.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap Yadav has threatened to launch a protest if the government fails to clean the Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh's Braj region.
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India has some of the most polluted cities, yet 70% of its environmental ‘crimes’ involve smoking 29.10.2019 Scroll.in
The data from the National Crime Records Bureau is misleading, say some environmentalists.
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Iran's thirsty energy industry runs up against water shortage 29.10.2019 Reuters: Money News
The plan to build a petrochemical plant near the Iranian city of Firouzabad had everything usually needed to get a project off the ground: approval from the nation's top authority, funding from the Revolutionary Guards and plentiful gas ...
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