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The Hindu
Politics over an empty water-train in Bundelkhand: Railway starts filling tankers even as UP rejects Centre aidMinister Rajendra Chaudhary compared the Centre’s proposal to provide a water-t
Politics over an empty water-train in Bundelkhand: Railway starts filling tankers even as UP rejects Centre aid
The Hindu / Posted 34 minutes ago
Minister Rajendra Chaudhary compared the Centre’s proposal to provide a water-train to staging a “drama,” while Union Water Resources Minister and Jhansi MP Uma Bharti in a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav described his decision to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adeosun - N165 Billion Monthly Civil Service Wage Bill Not Sustainablesources further revealed that 80 per cent of the grey areas highlighted by the
Adeosun - N165 Billion Monthly Civil Service Wage Bill Not Sustainable
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
sources further revealed that 80 per cent of the grey areas highlighted by the Ministries of Power, Works and Housing, Water Resources, Education and Solid Minerals were all granted. Major roads which had monies reduced were all augmented. In... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Time to stop Waukesha water proposaland Canadian provinces whose borders include Great Lakes shoreline. That pact -
Time to stop Waukesha water proposal
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
and Canadian provinces whose borders include Great Lakes shoreline. That pact - the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact - prohibits anyone from carting, shipping, piping or otherwise diverting water from the Great Lakes... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Drought-stricken Calif. boosts conservationa meeting in Sacramento. “This is the most welcomed news I’ve had in a long ti
Drought-stricken Calif. boosts conservation
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 5 hours ago
a meeting in Sacramento. “This is the most welcomed news I’ve had in a long time,” said Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board. “In the rain, people know to turn off their sprinklers.” March was a cooler and wetter month,... Read more
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The Signal
SCV, state water savings increaselawn sprinklers. “This is the most welcome news we’ve had in a long time,” sai
SCV, state water savings increase
The Signal / Posted 7 hours ago
lawn sprinklers. “This is the most welcome news we’ve had in a long time,” said Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board, which releases the monthly conservation data for more than 400 cities, water districts and... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 7 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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The Telegraph
Harvest rain or face heat, builders toldin a pre-monsoon groundwater evaluation for 2015-16 done by the Groundwater Dir
Harvest rain or face heat, builders told
The Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
in a pre-monsoon groundwater evaluation for 2015-16 done by the Groundwater Directorate of Jharkhand, a wing of the state water resources department. Exploitation of groundwater in Jamshedpur is as high as 107.5 per cent. Dhanbad topped the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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heraldscotland
Edinburgh tech firm to lift off with new fundinga network of virtual regional Earth Observation Labs in order to help monitor t
Edinburgh tech firm to lift off with new funding
heraldscotland / Posted 8 hours ago
a network of virtual regional Earth Observation Labs in order to help monitor the state of forests, agriculture and water resources. This major international project seeks to address a lack of usable data from the huge volume of images... Read more
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11 News Houston
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
11 News Houston / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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First Coast News
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
First Coast News / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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Western Advocate
ag sector reactionsessential those funds are not simply absorbed in administrative costs by the De
ag sector reactions
Western Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
essential those funds are not simply absorbed in administrative costs by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.” Cattle Council of Australia CEO Jed Matz “Australian beef producers and the value they bring to the... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 yearsLake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened
Less than 90% of California in drought for 1st time in 3 years
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 hours ago
Lake Oroville and Folsom Lake —to above average, the first time that's happened in three years, the state's Department of Water Resources reported Wednesday. The reservoirs, which fill up with melted snow, supply water to many of the state's... Read more
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BC Local News
Township to follow MoE lead in Nathan Creek investigationthe Ministry of Environment has issued an order and done water sampling,” said
Township to follow MoE lead in Nathan Creek investigation
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
the Ministry of Environment has issued an order and done water sampling,” said Kevin Larsen, Township’s manager of water resources and environment. So far, his department hasn’t received any complaints of contamination from farmers in the... Read more
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Langley Times
Township to follow MoE lead in Nathan Creek investigationthe Ministry of Environment has issued an order and done water sampling,” said
Township to follow MoE lead in Nathan Creek investigation
Langley Times / Posted 9 hours ago
the Ministry of Environment has issued an order and done water sampling,” said Kevin Larsen, Township’s manager of water resources and environment. So far, his department hasn’t received any complaints of contamination from farmers in the... Read more
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The Hindu
Last Drop: Scarcity in Mettur's vicinityits holding capacity due to silt and sand every year, according to A. Mohanakri
Last Drop: Scarcity in Mettur's vicinity
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
its holding capacity due to silt and sand every year, according to A. Mohanakrishnan, former Advisor to State Government on Water Resources. Today the dam’s actual capacity stands at only about 65 tmcft, down from its total capacity of 93.47 tm,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Water loan plan criticisedclaims the scheme will be open to exploitation by private companies. But New E
Water loan plan criticised
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 hours ago
claims the scheme will be open to exploitation by private companies. But New England MP and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce says that will not be the case. Mr Goldstein said the federal government was putting vital... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Hard Drought Continues on Hitting Cubadrought hitting Cuba, which has been impacting the country's since the end of 2
Hard Drought Continues on Hitting Cuba
Radio Angulo / Posted 9 hours ago
drought hitting Cuba, which has been impacting the country's since the end of 2014, sources from the National Institute of Water Resources (INRH) reported in Havana. Abel Salas, first vice president of the institute, told reporters that about... Read more
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MLive.com
Why on earth is Candice Miller running for county drain commissioner?officials front and center in several races across Michigan. These positions ma
Why on earth is Candice Miller running for county drain commissioner?
MLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
officials front and center in several races across Michigan. These positions may go by different labels – public works, water resources, drain commissioner – depending on the county, but what they have in common, aside from their... Read more
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The Mercury News
Construction has begun on water district's Wolfe Road purple pipe projectWater Service Company is contributing $1.5 million and $2.5 million comes throu
Construction has begun on water district's Wolfe Road purple pipe project
The Mercury News / Posted 13 hours ago
Water Service Company is contributing $1.5 million and $2.5 million comes through a grant from the California Department of Water Resources. In addition to funding, Apple is doing a separate project that will bring the recycled water from the new... Read more
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dna
UP says no to Centre's water-train to drought-hit Bundelkhandin the region. "UPCM @yadavakhilesh requests GOI for 10,000 road tankers to di
UP says no to Centre's water-train to drought-hit Bundelkhand
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
in the region. "UPCM @yadavakhilesh requests GOI for 10,000 road tankers to distribute water in Bundelkhand from available water resources around the region (sic)," the CM office tweeted. "We do not have any requirement to bring water by... Read more
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The Financial Express
24.27 lakh people displaced due to irrigation projects: Govtso far due to construction of 266 irrigation projects in the country, the Lok S
24.27 lakh people displaced due to irrigation projects: Govt
The Financial Express / Posted 13 hours ago
so far due to construction of 266 irrigation projects in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti shared the information while replying to queries. She said 24,27,916 people have been displaced... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ECCP sounds alarm: Key Philippine cities at risk from severe water shortagereliable water supply. In 10 years, these very same communities, heavily depend
ECCP sounds alarm: Key Philippine cities at risk from severe water shortage
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 hours ago
reliable water supply. In 10 years, these very same communities, heavily dependent on farming, will have no water supply if water resources are not managed properly,” he said. With the abundance of freshwater supply like dams, lakes, rivers and... Read more
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The Advocate
Water, water everywhere — and now a new database will help Louisiana manage its rivers, watersheds and aquifersCommission, conservation groups and state agencies see a greater need to develo
Water, water everywhere — and now a new database will help Louisiana manage its rivers, watersheds and aquifers
The Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
Commission, conservation groups and state agencies see a greater need to develop science and policy to manage the state’s water resources. “In Louisiana, we have lots of water — a t least, we think we do,” Piazza said. “Currently in Louisiana, we... Read more
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The Manila Times
EU chamber calls for talks on looming water crisiswater supply. In 10 years, these very same communities, heavily dependent on fa
EU chamber calls for talks on looming water crisis
The Manila Times / Posted 15 hours ago
water supply. In 10 years, these very same communities, heavily dependent on farming, will have no water supply at all if water resources are not managed properly,” he said. Schumacher said it unacceptable for the country to experience a water... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Bison Calves Born at O'Hare Modernization Off-Site Wetlands Restoration AreaArmy Corps of Engineers, the Forest Preserve Districts of Cook, Will and DuPage
Bison Calves Born at O'Hare Modernization Off-Site Wetlands Restoration Area
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 16 hours ago
Army Corps of Engineers, the Forest Preserve Districts of Cook, Will and DuPage counties, the Chicago Park District, Land & Water Resources, Inc., the U.S. Forest Service, the National Forest Foundation, the Wetlands Initiative and others to restore... Read more
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CBS News
Australia turns to surprising weapon to stop invasive fishor "carp herpes" -- into fish populations. In a statement released May 1, Aust
Australia turns to surprising weapon to stop invasive fish
CBS News / Posted 16 hours ago
or "carp herpes" -- into fish populations. In a statement released May 1, Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) officials described their National Carp Control Plan, which will be developed over the next two and a... Read more
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The Financial Express
UP says no to Centre’s water-train to drought-hit Bundelkhandin the region. “UPCM @yadavakhilesh requests GOI for 10,000 road tankers to di
UP says no to Centre’s water-train to drought-hit Bundelkhand
The Financial Express / Posted 16 hours ago
in the region. “UPCM @yadavakhilesh requests GOI for 10,000 road tankers to distribute water in Bundelkhand from available water resources around the region (sic),” the CM office tweeted. “We do not have any requirement to bring water by train…We... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Australian Federal Police fall short on cyber securityof information”. In addition to Industry and the AFP, the audit assessed the s
Australian Federal Police fall short on cyber security
Computer World Australia / Posted 19 hours ago
of information”. In addition to Industry and the AFP, the audit assessed the security of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and the government’s money laundering watchdog, the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre... Read more
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Scotsman
Space data outfit Ecometrica broadens horizonsand co-ordinate a network of virtual regional Earth observation labs to help mo
Space data outfit Ecometrica broadens horizons
Scotsman / Posted 19 hours ago
and co-ordinate a network of virtual regional Earth observation labs to help monitor the state of forests, agriculture and water resources. The project is looking to address a lack of usable data from the huge volume of images being sent to Earth... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Water allocations cut in Katherine regionaround 30 per cent of water allocations have been used over the last two years.
Water allocations cut in Katherine region
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
around 30 per cent of water allocations have been used over the last two years. Manager of policy and planning with the water resources division of the Department of Land Resource Management Ian Smith said the lower allocations reflected the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bakri Informed On Implementation of Plan to Manage Electricty Power in Summer Seasonof the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Rep
Bakri Informed On Implementation of Plan to Manage Electricty Power in Summer Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Republican Palace Wednesday the Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity, Muttaz Musa, and reviewed the plan which was approved in July, 2015 for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA, Zim to Improve Tiesin the Zimbabwean economy. Of late, the two countries signed new agreements on
SA, Zim to Improve Ties
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in the Zimbabwean economy. Of late, the two countries signed new agreements on trade and co-operation, mutual assistance between customs administrations, water resources management, diplomatic consultations and a bi-national commission agr... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Residents Maintain Mandate As State Plans Eased Tap Usestandards this month the latest data shows Californians are still reining in wa
Residents Maintain Mandate As State Plans Eased Tap Use
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
standards this month the latest data shows Californians are still reining in water use. According to the State Water Resources Control Board, across the state, residents collectively squeezed nearly twice in water savings over the month... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
State gearing up to rein in medical marijuanaemployees and biggest boost to their budgets in the coming fiscal year are the
State gearing up to rein in medical marijuana
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
employees and biggest boost to their budgets in the coming fiscal year are the Department of Fish and Game and the State Water Resources Control Board. Each agency will get more than 30 new positions to help mitigate impacts marijuana cultivation... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe selling wild animals in bid to save remaining wildlife from drought said Environment, Water and Climate Minster Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri. The sale
Zimbabwe selling wild animals in bid to save remaining wildlife from drought
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
said Environment, Water and Climate Minster Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri. The sale would also help preserve grassland and water resources for the remaining animals. Currently, some 54,000 of Zimbabwe's 80,000 elephants live in the western Hwange... Read more
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dna
Transforming agriculture, the largest employer in India and backbone of our economywhy the vulnerable regions didn’t benefit from these irrigation projects. In t
Transforming agriculture, the largest employer in India and backbone of our economy
dna / Posted yesterday
why the vulnerable regions didn’t benefit from these irrigation projects. In the next three years, Union minister for water resources, Uma Bharti, has agreed in-principle to shoulder 90% of the total Rs28,500 crore cost to complete 219... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Animals die as Cambodia is gripped by worst drought in decadesas it is known, typically arrives in May and continues in earnest through to Oc
Animals die as Cambodia is gripped by worst drought in decades
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
as it is known, typically arrives in May and continues in earnest through to October. This year, Vy said the ministry of water resources is forecasting that the season will not begin until July. This, coupled with a poor wet season last year, has... Read more
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