Water Issues
Western Growers offers list of ag tech startups   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
Source: thebusinessjournal.com - Back in 2014, a small business was started to develop systems of ground sensors to monitor moisture in farm soil. But plans for the fledgling company, WaterBit, soon changed, as the founders realized the tiny, solar-powered...
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Your seasonal allergies are getting worse because of high levels of carbon dioxide — here's why   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Business Insider on MSN.com - RELATED: Stuffy nose' Watery eyes' See pollen levels near you with the MSN pollen map According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, carbon dioxide (one of the greenhouse gases human activity emits that traps heat on the planet)...
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Credit Unions, CU* Answers Reveal Employee Advancements   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
Source: Credit Union Times - In his most recent role, Zilker spent three years as the head of marketing for Western Growers, a trade association representing fresh fruit, vegetable and nut farmers. Derrick Borgmann Derrick Borgmann was hired as vice...
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Federation Parent and Me voucher program: As you sow, so shall you reap   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : As You Sow
Source: Jewish Journal - Oak Park resident Dina Torgan, who attends a Mommy and Me program at Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks with her 9-month-old daughter, is confident that their participation will pay big dividends down the road, laying a strong...
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One Thing You Can Do: Drive Smarter   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The New York Times - “Good driving behavior can help increase the efficiency of your vehicle by between 20 and 30 percent,” said Dave Cooke, senior vehicles analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists. “That’s a big range,...
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NAACP says African-American water customers disproportionately hurt by Cleveland’s use of liens and shutoffs; city disputes findings   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: The Plain Dealer - CLEVELAND, Ohio – Research by the NAACP into public water services takes aim at the use of liens and service shutoffs that it says disproportionately hurt the black population in Greater Cleveland and across the country....
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Water from improved sources is not consistently safe   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water Working Group III: Water Conflict Resolution in the United States and China
Source: EurekAlert! - Funding: This work was supported by WaterAid UK on behalf of the Water Working Group of WHO and UNICEF's Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation. The JMP Water Working Group and the JMP Water Quality Taskforce ...
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Children’s health research at risk over lack of EPA funding   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: PBS - The Trump EPA has come under increasing pressure from states to regulate PFAS as it shows up in more water supplies around the country. With no news from the EPA on any more funding in the future, “we’ve been winding...
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World Water Week: CH2M earns Stockholm Industry Water Award   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Water Week
Source: Water - During an award ceremony at World Water Week 2015, taking place Aug. 23-28 in Stockholm, Sweden, the Stockholm International Water Institute presented the Stockholm Industry Water Award to CH2M for its leadership in potable water...
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Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: The Boston Globe - The Trump EPA has come under increasing pressure from states to regulate PFAS as it shows up in more water supplies around the country. With no news from the EPA on any more funding in the future, ‘‘we’ve been...
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