Water Issues

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EPA Awards $202M To Upgrade Baltimore City Water System   
February 26, 2019
Source: CBS Baltimore - BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The federal government is helping Baltimore pad its purse for a huge infrastructure revamp. The EPA announced Monday it is awarding the city $202 million to upgrade its water ...
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Investec AM launches global environment strategy   
February 26, 2019
Source: Europe - This includes considering a company's reported Scope 1&2 emissions as defined by the Carbon Disclosure Project, but also the indirect emissions from the companies' supply chains and products and services once they are sold,...
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Sustainability Consortium Completes Life Cycle Profiles for Beef, Laptops, Detergent   
February 26, 2019
Source: Sustainable Brands - The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) has completed and published life cycle assessments (LCA) for 10 product categories, including beef, laptops and laundry detergent. The 10 Category Sustainability Profiles are the first of 50...
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Developing world drought threat to EU rice and cotton intensifies research efforts   
February 26, 2019
Source: Phys.org - Can you imagine the chocolate industry without cocoa,' said Dr Ercin, from the Water Footprint Network, a Dutch non-governmental organisation which is part of the IMPREX project. 'These (industries) are so vulnerable, and that is...
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Activision Blizzard’s Bobby Kotick and EA’s Andrew Wilson Appear in List of ‘100 Most Overpaid CEOs’   
February 25, 2019
Source: PlayStation LifeStyle - As You Sow, an organization dedicated to promoting corporate accountability, has published its annual list of top 100 “Most Overpaid CEOs,” which includes Activision Blizzard’s Bobby Kotick and Electronic...
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Whole Foods grants $500,000 to provide 150 salad bars to schools   
February 25, 2019
Source: The Produce News - PALM DESERT, CA — Before the Western Growers' 93rd Annual Meeting came to a close, attendees raised a toast to the... More freezing temps are hitting the San Joaquin Valley this week -- and are expected to last all week....
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EA & Activision CEOs Make Top 100 Overpaid Executives Report by As You Sow   
February 25, 2019
Source: MMORPG - As You Sow is an organization dedicated to corporate social responsibility and each year it provides a detailed report about executive salaries and calculates which ones are overpaid. In this year's report of the 100 most...
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Activision and EA CEOs Are Among ‘The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs’ Of 2019   
February 25, 2019
Source: SegmentNext - CEOs of Activision and EA have made it to the list of 2019’s “Most Overpaid CEOs” according to the non-profit advocacy group, As You Sow. Andrew Wilson from Electronic Arts and Activision ...
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IIT Delhi to partner in a £20-million-pound international collaboration to develop new approaches to tackle water security   
February 25, 2019
Source: India Education Diary - University of Oxford), and the International Water Management Institute. Prof Dawson added, “The enormity of the problem means we can only solve it if we work together, by bringing researchers together with local...
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White Hills drinking water sample exceeds EPA limit for arsenic   
February 25, 2019
Source: Mohave Valley Daily News - KINGMAN — Sampling of drinking water from White Hills Water Company Unit 1 found levels of arsenic above federal standards, but company officials said it remains safe to drink. There were 12 parts per billion of arsenic...
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