Water Issues
Hillsville water upgrades nearly halfway complete   
February 27, 2020
Source: Roanoke-Lynchburg WDBJ-TV on MSN.com - “We found out some of the water system had been in use since 1932, and it was time to replace them,” said Mayor Greg Crowder.
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Sustainable Bioeconomy Guidelines   
February 27, 2020
Source: FAO - The Sustainability Consortium and World Wildlife Fund), 3 private Sector entities (Bio-Based Industries Consortium, Royal DSM and World Business Council For Sustainable Development), 5 research institutions (Forum for...
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Taking an Uber or Lyft Might Be Worse for the Environment Than Just Driving   
February 27, 2020
Source: VICE - Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox' Sign up here. Taking an Uber or Lyft tends to produce 47% more carbon emissions than driving alone in a car, according to a new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists. The...
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Here's The List Of Top Overpaid Executives In 2019   
February 27, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - As You Sow, a non-profit foundation focusing on corporate accountability, has published its annual study on overpaid CEOs in 2019. Oracle Tops Most Overpaid CEOs As You Sow has been carrying out studies
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ASIAWATER 2020 Industrial Site Visit to Kuching Water Board's Batu Kitang Water Treatment Plant & Bengoh Dam   
February 27, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The organiser of ASIAWATER 2020, 'the region's leading water and wastewater event for developing Asia,' organised today a site visit to the Batu Kitang Water Treatment Plant and Bengoh Dam, with suppo
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New study says these are the 10 most ‘overpaid’ CEOs in the S&P 500   
February 27, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - The report looked at CEO pay, stock performance, how many shareholders voted against the pay deal, and how much the CEO is paid compared to the average worker at the company Disney's Bob Iger, who this week moved from CEO to...
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NASA's VIPER moon mission to seek out lunar water slips to 2023   
February 27, 2020
Source: Space.com - NASA is delaying the launch of a long-lived rover designed to sniff out water on the moon. The agency announced plans for the new VIPER mission (the name is short for Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover) in October...
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State: 'Insufficient' data to support ban on water shutoffs in Detroit   
February 27, 2020
Source: Detroit News - State: 'Insufficient' data to support ban on water shutoffs in Detroit Legal counsel for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told ACLU in a letter that there's 'insufficient data' to support a state-level ban on Detroit water shutoffs Check...
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WM, advocacy group and asset manager agree on study   
February 27, 2020
Source: Waste Today - The study came about after “in-depth engagement” between WM, Berkeley, California-based advocacy group As You Sow and Boston-based Trillium Asset Management, according to an As You Sow press release. WM has committed...
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Study: Uber, Lyft Generate More Pollution Than Trips They Displace   
February 27, 2020
Source: Geek.com - Ride-hailing services, already drowning in sexual assault allegations, now have another strike against them. A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) highlights the negative impact of platforms like Uber and Lyft...
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