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The Economic Times
Niti Aayog meet: Southern states pitch for model leasing actNEW DELHI: Niti Aayog today held its second regional consultations on agricultu
Niti Aayog meet: Southern states pitch for model leasing act
The Economic Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Niti Aayog today held its second regional consultations on agricultural development in which southern states pitched for preparation of a model land leasing act and higher remunerative prices for farmers. The discussion by NITI Task Force... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
White House statement on National MonumentsPresident Obama is designating three new National Monuments in the California d
White House statement on National Monuments
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 hours ago
President Obama is designating three new National Monuments in the California desert today. They are the Mojave Trails National Monument, Sand to Snow National Monument, and Castle Mountains National Monument. The designation is designed to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers study reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifersJames Heiss is studying how tides and waves affect how groundwater flows in coa
Researchers study reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifers
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
James Heiss is studying how tides and waves affect how groundwater flows in coastal aquifers. If you've ever floated through a cold patch of water while swimming in the ocean, you've experienced a phenomenon called submarine groundwater discharge... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Checking Zuma's #SoNA2016 - how much did he get right?Africa Check fact checked the claims he made on health, energy, finance and wat
Checking Zuma's #SoNA2016 - how much did he get right?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Africa Check fact checked the claims he made on health, energy, finance and water. Claim: “We are proud of our Top 10 ranking in the World Economic Forum competitiveness report with respect to financial services.” However, the ranking is not based... Read more
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iol.co.za
Greenpeace bemoan Zuma’s SONA addressCape Town - Greenpeace Africa has expressed dismay that President Jacob Zuma di
Greenpeace bemoan Zuma’s SONA address
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
Cape Town - Greenpeace Africa has expressed dismay that President Jacob Zuma did not provide sustainable solutions to important environmental matters that threaten South Africa’s resources, when he delivered his State of The Nation Address (SONA)... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Did Zuma get his #SONA2016 facts straight?South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his ninth State of the Nation addr
Did Zuma get his #SONA2016 facts straight?
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 hours ago
South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his ninth State of the Nation address on 11 February. Africa Check verified the statements of fact he made Finance South Africa was ranked 6th out of 144 countries for the “availability of financial... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Officials investigate dye in Reedy River in GreenvilleGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Officials are trying to figure out how a yellow dye end
Officials investigate dye in Reedy River in Greenville
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 hours ago
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Officials are trying to figure out how a yellow dye ended up in a section of the Reedy River in Greenville County. The Greenville News reported (http://grnol.co/1mwsal5) that residents who live near the Reedy River south of a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Officials investigate dye in Reedy River in GreenvilleGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Officials are trying to figure out how a yellow dye end
Officials investigate dye in Reedy River in Greenville
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Officials are trying to figure out how a yellow dye ended up in a section of the Reedy River in Greenville County. The Greenville News reported (http://grnol.co/1mwsal5) that residents who live near the Reedy River south of a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Officials investigate dye in Reedy River in GreenvilleGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Officials are trying to figure out how a yellow dye end
Officials investigate dye in Reedy River in Greenville
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 hours ago
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Officials are trying to figure out how a yellow dye ended up in a section of the Reedy River in Greenville County. The Greenville News reported (http://grnol.co/1mwsal5) that residents who live near the Reedy River south of a... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Frightening' findings foretell ills for ecosystemsResearch by recent PhD graduate Beth Hundey (Geography) showed, for the first t
'Frightening' findings foretell ills for ecosystems
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
Research by recent PhD graduate Beth Hundey (Geography) showed, for the first time, that 70 per cent of nitrates in high mountain lakes in Utah are from human-caused sources – with fertilizers having, by far, the most impact at 60 per cent, along... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water and Sanitation Shift Focus to Informal and RuralOnly 34% of the population has access to improved sanitation but this is set to
Water and Sanitation Shift Focus to Informal and Rural
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Only 34% of the population has access to improved sanitation but this is set to change, following a change in policy direction that will see the emphasis on the provision of potable water and proper sanitation, shift to informal and rural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, Ethiopia Water Ministers Meet in KhartoumEgyptian Water Resources and irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi met his Ethiopi
Egypt, Ethiopia Water Ministers Meet in Khartoum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Egyptian Water Resources and irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi met his Ethiopian counterpart Motuma Mekasa to probe the progress achieved in the current round of negotiations on the technical, financial and legal aspects of the Grand Renaissance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Largest Solar Power Project Launched in AswanEgypt: Egypt, U.S Discuss Regional Conditions, Fighting Terrorism Egypt: Sisi
Largest Solar Power Project Launched in Aswan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Egypt: Egypt, U.S Discuss Regional Conditions, Fighting Terrorism Egypt: Sisi Asserts to El Tayyeb State Support to Azhar to Fight Extremism Egypt: Govt's Program Focuses On Limited-Income Citizen - Cabinet Egypt: Darwish Reviews Suez Canal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Food Trade Balance Coverage Rate Drops to 65.1 Percent in January 2016Tunis — The coverage rate of the food trade balance has dropped to 65.1% in Jan
Food Trade Balance Coverage Rate Drops to 65.1 Percent in January 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Tunis — The coverage rate of the food trade balance has dropped to 65.1% in January 2016 from 178% in January 2015, i.e. a deficit of 103.8 MTD, against a surplus of 151 MTD in January 2015, according to statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Snyder calling people in Flint to answer crisis questions(Detroit Free Press) -- Fears over eating produce from gardens in Flint fed by
Snyder calling people in Flint to answer crisis questions
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 hours ago
(Detroit Free Press) -- Fears over eating produce from gardens in Flint fed by suspect water. The plight of children who drank city water but now live elsewhere. A lack of information about how to survive when lead-tainted water still flows from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Executive Directors Visit Egypt On a Consultation MissionAn official delegation of seven Executive Directors (EDs) of the African Develo
AfDB Executive Directors Visit Egypt On a Consultation Mission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
An official delegation of seven Executive Directors (EDs) of the African Development Bank arrived in Cairo on Sunday, February 7 for a six-day consultation mission to Egypt. The EDs sit on the Board at the Bank's headquarters in Abidjan and provide... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rufai Pledges End to Zaria Water ShortageKaduna — Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday promised that his ad
Rufai Pledges End to Zaria Water Shortage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Kaduna — Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday promised that his administration would complete the 210 million litre Zaria Greater Water Works project which will supply water to eight local governments in the state. The governor who was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Did Zuma Get His #SONA2016 Facts Straight?South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his ninth State of the Nation addr
Did Zuma Get His #SONA2016 Facts Straight?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his ninth State of the Nation address. Africa Check is fact checking the claims he made on health, energy, finance and water. South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his ninth State of the Nation... Read more
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The Economic Times
DRIP has picked up substantial pace: GovernmentNEW DELHI: DRIP, a project which targets rehabilitation of 225 dams across the
DRIP has picked up substantial pace: Government
The Economic Times / Posted 11 hours ago
NEW DELHI: DRIP, a project which targets rehabilitation of 225 dams across the country, has "picked up substantial pace" but Tamil Nadu is "holding down" its overall DRIP progress, the government said today. The Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement... Read more
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iol.co.za
Improving the relationship between man and natureFacing drought, low growth, pressure to meet international climate change accor
Improving the relationship between man and nature
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
Facing drought, low growth, pressure to meet international climate change accords, and a need for skills development and employment, South Africa needs to develop systems in which environmental sustainability and economic development build each other... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Nsawam water crisis: Blame govt – MPRegional News of Friday, 12 February 2016 The Member of Parliament for Nsawam-
Nsawam water crisis: Blame govt – MP
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Regional News of Friday, 12 February 2016 The Member of Parliament for Nsawam-Adoagyiri in the Eastern region, Frank Annor-Dompreh, has said government should take the blame for the acute water shortage prevailing in his constituency. The people of... Read more
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Alaska Public
Breakwater project funded in Port Lions Port Lions just obtained federal funding for a breakwater construction that w
Breakwater project funded in Port Lions
Alaska Public / Posted 13 hours ago
Port Lions just obtained federal funding for a breakwater construction that will help ease the wear and tear on its harbor. The project will be completed through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which works... Read more
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The Courier Mail
A chance for China to overcome its growth hurdleGeopolitical and economic constraints threaten to stall China’s development, bu
A chance for China to overcome its growth hurdle
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
Geopolitical and economic constraints threaten to stall China’s development, but technology could provide a solution. A behemoth in need of better technology As Beijing moves incrementally away from its export-oriented economic model — the very... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Southern Utah residents travel to SLC to voice opposition to Lake Powell pipelineUtahns express concerns about a Lake Powell Pipeline at a meeting in Salt Lake
Southern Utah residents travel to SLC to voice opposition to Lake Powell pipeline
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 14 hours ago
Utahns express concerns about a Lake Powell Pipeline at a meeting in Salt Lake City. Utahns express concerns about a Lake Powell Pipeline at a meeting in Salt Lake City. SALT LAKE CITY — Washington County residents made sure they were heard loud... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Movers & Shakers: San Rafael woman named director of development at WildCareEllyn Paine Weisel, of San Rafael, has been hired as the director of developmen
Movers & Shakers: San Rafael woman named director of development at WildCare
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
Ellyn Paine Weisel, of San Rafael, has been hired as the director of development at WildCare, an animal rehabilitation center in San Rafael. Weisel, who has served as a director at DripDrop Foundation and as a chief development officer at 10,000... Read more
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Business Spectator
A chance for China to overcome its growth hurdleA behemoth in need of better technology As Beijing moves incrementally away fr
A chance for China to overcome its growth hurdle
Business Spectator / Posted 15 hours ago
A behemoth in need of better technology As Beijing moves incrementally away from its export-oriented economic model — the very backbone of Chinese growth — it will have to find a way to both sustain itself and move up the economic value chain. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Russia to support Iraq in anti-IS fightingBaghdad, Feb 12 : Russia on Thursday confirmed its support to Iraq in fighting
Russia to support Iraq in anti-IS fighting
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
Baghdad, Feb 12 : Russia on Thursday confirmed its support to Iraq in fighting against the Islamic State militant group which has seized large parts of the country. Visiting Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin held meetings with top Iraqi... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
National Energy Board faces challenge in regaining public trust, CEO saysWith its mandate under review by the Liberal government in Ottawa and facing cr
National Energy Board faces challenge in regaining public trust, CEO says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
With its mandate under review by the Liberal government in Ottawa and facing criticism from First Nations across Canada, the head of the National Energy Board says his organization is striving to earn public trust. But remaining credible is... Read more
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dna
No one will be spared in irrigation scam: Girish MahajanMinister for water resources Girish Mahajan on Thursday said that since the inq
No one will be spared in irrigation scam: Girish Mahajan
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
Minister for water resources Girish Mahajan on Thursday said that since the inquiry in the 191 irrigation projects has been instituted as per High Court orders, the government would not spare anyone, including Ajit Pawar or Sunil Tatkare if found... Read more
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dna
Narendra Modi gives senior ministers larger role in policy reviewTwenty months after moving into 7, Race Course Road, the "outsider" is opening
Narendra Modi gives senior ministers larger role in policy review
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
Twenty months after moving into 7, Race Course Road, the "outsider" is opening his doors wider. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was seen to have made the PMO the hub of crucial decision-making, is now involving senior ministers to play a larger... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Ex-county worker pleads guilty to data breach on lawmakersHASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A former Dakota County employee has pleaded guilty to vi
Ex-county worker pleads guilty to data breach on lawmakers
Marshall Independent / Posted 16 hours ago
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A former Dakota County employee has pleaded guilty to violating Minnesota's data privacy laws. Thomas Berry pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor Thursday. Berry was charged with forwarding an internal report about two state... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Highlands working hard to protect its water supplyA group of Highlands residents are concerned about the future of their main wat
Highlands working hard to protect its water supply
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
A group of Highlands residents are concerned about the future of their main water source. It’s a concern that has caught the attention of the District’s council and has triggered a partnership with the University of Victoria. “There’s basically one... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Public hearing set for proposed Harsens Island bridgeResidents and property owners will have their chance to share concerns about th
Public hearing set for proposed Harsens Island bridge
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
Residents and property owners will have their chance to share concerns about the proposed Harsens Island bridge project. A public comment period is now underway in connection to the potential two-lane bascule bridge, which would span roughly 1,750... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Snyder to Flint: Pick up the phone. It's your governorGovernor is calling thousands of Flint residents to answer questions about tain
Snyder to Flint: Pick up the phone. It's your governor
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
Governor is calling thousands of Flint residents to answer questions about tainted drinking water Fears over eating produce from gardens in Flint fed by suspect water. The plight of children who drank city water but now live elsewhere. A lack of... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
county worker pleads guilty to data breach on lawmakersHASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A former Dakota County employee has pleaded guilty to vi
county worker pleads guilty to data breach on lawmakers
KTTC Rochester / Posted 18 hours ago
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A former Dakota County employee has pleaded guilty to violating Minnesota's data privacy laws. Thomas Berry pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor Thursday. Berry was charged with forwarding an internal report about two state... Read more
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Canberra Times
Andrew Barr tells Malcolm Turnbull to leave Canberra aloneACT chief minister Andrew Barr has written a strongly-worded letter to Malcolm
Andrew Barr tells Malcolm Turnbull to leave Canberra alone
Canberra Times / Posted 18 hours ago
ACT chief minister Andrew Barr has written a strongly-worded letter to Malcolm Turnbull. Photo: Photo: Glenn Hunt The ACT's chief minister has lashed out at the federal government using the public service for "pork-barrelling", while calling for an... Read more
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Orange County Register
Whistleblower tips lead state auditor to $370,000 in wasteSACRAMENTO – Whistleblower tips alerted California’s auditor to $370,000 in was
Whistleblower tips lead state auditor to $370,000 in waste
Orange County Register / Posted 19 hours ago
SACRAMENTO – Whistleblower tips alerted California’s auditor to $370,000 in waste and forgery at certain state agencies, according to a report released Thursday. Auditor Elaine Howle’s office said investigators scrutinized state psychiatric... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bad actions in state workforce cost taxpayers thousands of dollarsPsychiatrists at a state hospital routinely played hooky. A supervising nurse a
Bad actions in state workforce cost taxpayers thousands of dollars
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 hours ago
Psychiatrists at a state hospital routinely played hooky. A supervising nurse at a correctional facility forged military papers. A development center squandered thousands of dollars on state worker leave time. These are among the findings of a new... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Research centre for developing northern Australia begins consultation with industryConsultation with industry begins for $75 million research centre for developin
Research centre for developing northern Australia begins consultation with industry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 hours ago
Consultation with industry begins for $75 million research centre for developing northern Australia Photo: The CRC for Developing Northern Australia is consulting with industries across the north. (ABC Rural: Daniel Fitzgerald) Related Story:... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Water board OKs $5M contract with controversial firmThe Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward on an ambitious $950 mi
Water board OKs $5M contract with controversial firm
Mountain View Voice / Posted 22 hours ago
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward on an ambitious $950 million program to provide billions of gallons of recycled water to the South Bay annually by 2020. But the program is off to a rocky start, as board member confidence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nouri - 'Drought Won't Affect Water Supply, No Increase in Price'Tipaza — Minister of Water Resources Abdelawab Nouri said Wednesday in Tipaza t
Nouri - 'Drought Won't Affect Water Supply, No Increase in Price'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Tipaza — Minister of Water Resources Abdelawab Nouri said Wednesday in Tipaza that water shortage facing Algeria for more than three months would not affect the drinking water supply, excluding, at the same time, any increase in the price of... Read more
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New Kerala
'Dadagiri' by Karnataka on river water issue: Goa ministerPanaji, Feb 11 : A Goa minister on Thursday accused Karnataka of 'dadagiri' (bu
'Dadagiri' by Karnataka on river water issue: Goa minister
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Panaji, Feb 11 : A Goa minister on Thursday accused Karnataka of 'dadagiri' (bullying) over the Mhadei river water dispute, which is currently being looked into by a central tribunal as well as the Supreme Court. "Karnataka is doing dadagiri. I am... Read more
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dna
NITI Aayog panel on farm sector to submit report by month-endA Niti Aayog panel on agriculture is likely to submit its final report, contain
NITI Aayog panel on farm sector to submit report by month-end
dna / Posted yesterday
A Niti Aayog panel on agriculture is likely to submit its final report, containing suggestions to re-invigorate farm and allied sectors, by February-end. "The task force on agriculture headed by Arvind Panagariya (Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman) is likely... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Report Reveals Irony of Kenya's Lakeside Counties With Almost No ForestsCounties in average climatic conditions and water availability are dragging Ken
Report Reveals Irony of Kenya's Lakeside Counties With Almost No Forests
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Counties in average climatic conditions and water availability are dragging Kenya further from attaining the internationally recommended 10 per cent forest cover. Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori and Kisii counties, which are around Lake Victoria,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lead levels have declined in Boston-area water, but these communities are still affectedIn September, officials discovered that homes in Boston, Malden, Melrose, Milto
Lead levels have declined in Boston-area water, but these communities are still affected
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
In September, officials discovered that homes in Boston, Malden, Melrose, Milton, Newton, Somerville, Stoneham, and Winthrop displayed levels of lead above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standard, reports the Globe. “We’ve been working at... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lead declines in Boston-area water supply, but caution still advisedWhile lead levels have been significantly reduced over the past few decades in
Lead declines in Boston-area water supply, but caution still advised
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
While lead levels have been significantly reduced over the past few decades in the water supplied to much of Greater Boston, the water in more than 20,000 homes is still running through pipes that could be leaching lead into the water, officials... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jos Water Scarcity - Plateau Lawmakers Make Home Appraisal VisitsJos — The prolonged water scarcity in Jos, capital of Plateau State has compell
Jos Water Scarcity - Plateau Lawmakers Make Home Appraisal Visits
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Jos — The prolonged water scarcity in Jos, capital of Plateau State has compelled members of the state legislature to embark on home visits to feel the pulse of residents who have continued to endure the scarcity. Jos has had to grapple with water... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramHeavy rain storms through the Twin Counties recently caused multiple sanitary s
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted yesterday
Heavy rain storms through the Twin Counties recently caused multiple sanitary sewer overflows into local waterways recently. Officials said no threat to the water system was posed by the overflows as the wastewater was heavily diluted. “While any... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Joyce unchallenged as deputyBARNABY Joyce is Australia’s new deputy prime minister after being elected lead
Joyce unchallenged as deputy
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
BARNABY Joyce is Australia’s new deputy prime minister after being elected leader of The Nationals at a meeting in Canberra last night. PASSING THE BATON: The former Nationals leader Warren Truss and the new leader Barnaby Joyce share a laugh in... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Barnaby Joyce elected as Nationals leader, Fiona Nash deputyAgricultural Minister Barnaby Joyce has been elected as the next Nationals Lead
Barnaby Joyce elected as Nationals leader, Fiona Nash deputy
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Agricultural Minister Barnaby Joyce has been elected as the next Nationals Leader after MP Warren Truss announced earlier on Thursday he would be standing down. Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources... Read more
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