Water Issues

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

Some money services reopen in Tonga, drinking water the priority   
January 22, 2022
Source: Reuters - Tongans queued for limited money services that were restored in the Pacific island's capital on Saturday, as the clean-up continued a week after a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami.
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EPA Employees Are Livid Over Youngkin’s Pick for Virginia’s Top Climate Post   
January 22, 2022
Source: Mother Jones - Federal employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are fighting to keep Andrew Wheeler, Donald Trump’s controversial second head of the EPA and a former coal lobbyist, from becoming Virginia’s top environmental...
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December storms allow for 'modest increase' in state water deliveries   
January 22, 2022
Source: LA Times on MSN.com - Last month's record-setting snow and rain allowed state officials to increase planned water allocations from 0% to 15%.
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EPA says it’s not sure Navy plan to flush fuel-tainted water lines will work   
January 22, 2022
Source: KHNL on MSN.com - The Environmental Protection Agency says it’s not sure that the Navy’s plan to flush tainted water from its system will even work.
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Living on water and broth: Voting rights activists turn to 'political and moral' hunger strikes   
January 22, 2022
Source: USA Today - Faith leaders, students and activists have gone on hunger strikes to press for a federal voting rights bill, a tactic used in the civil rights era.
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Have you tested your water for radon' Maine lawmaker says you shouldn't wait any longer   
January 22, 2022
Source: Yahoo News - YORK, Maine — State Rep. Patty Hymanson has lived in her family’s home near the York River for about 35 years, but it was only two years ago that she discovered through testing that the water in her home contained...
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EPA staff are pushing Virginia lawmakers to reject their former boss, Andrew Wheeler, as Glenn Youngkin's environmental chief   
January 22, 2022
Source: Business Insider on MSN.com - Andrew Wheeler's nomination to serve as Virginia's natural resources secretary rankled local Democrats and his former employees at EPA who consider him beholden to fossil fuel and fossil fuel interests.
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EPA to require Midwestern utilities clean up coal ash waste   
January 22, 2022
Source: NationofChange - The EPA under the Biden administration will now require waste left behind from coal plants, both commissioned or decommissioned, be removed and safely disposed of.
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Study: Leidenfrost effect occurs in all three water phases: Solid, liquid, and vapor   
January 22, 2022
Source: Ars Technica - As we've reported previously, in 1756, a German scientist named Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost reported his observation of the unusual phenomenon. Normally, he noted, water splashed onto a very hot pan sizzles and evaporates very...
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DEQ opens comment on new water quality standards   
January 22, 2022
Source: Independent Record - The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has opened public comment and will hold a hearing next month as it advances rules shifting how the state regulates certain water pollution. A new state law directs DEQ to develop...
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