Water Issues
He rescued a bird but lost his water scooter and was reported missing   
February 27, 2020
Source: Orlando Sentinel - A missing west Florida recreational skier took refuge in a stilt house after he lost his water scooter attempting to save a bird caught in a wire. Cole Torrent, 28, borrowed a friend’s personal water craft and launched...
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Cosmetic Valley   
February 27, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - FIrst, supported by contributions from major brands and retailers, Forum for the Future and The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) have produced a draft assessment tool for evaluating the sustainability of beauty and personal care...
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WM Inc to Identify Gaps in Recycling Infrastructure to Increase Plastics Recycling   
February 27, 2020
Source: Waste to energy - The report, which will be the result of an in-depth engagement by As You Sow and Trillium Asset Management, is to identify gaps in recycling infrastructure and discuss how many of WM’s processing facilities have been...
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Non-profit overseeing Chesapeake Bay to sue EPA, cracking down on water pollution   
February 27, 2020
Source: WAVY - In a statement, EPA said they’re committed to protecting and restoring the Chesapeake Bay. “It is a priority for EPA to help our partners advance their plans to restore the Chesapeake Bay and improve local water...
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Crews On Scene Of Water Main Break On Mt. Washington   
February 27, 2020
Source: CBS Pittsburgh on MSN.com - Police are on the scene of a water main break on Mount Washington. The break occurred on Labelle Street and was reported just before 4:30 a.m. There appears to be some sort of water line break in Mt.
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IAEA backs sea release of contaminated Fukushima water   
February 27, 2020
Source: AFP on MSN.com - The world's nuclear watchdog gave its backing Thursday to Japanese plans to release contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. Japan has around a million tonnes of contaminated water stored in...
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Groundwater key to Southwest water policy   
February 27, 2020
Source: Albuquerque Journal - Western water conversations often revolve around rivers and streams. But water beneath the surface is just as important in shaping water policy and preparing for the future. Hydrologists and water planners from the western ...
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‘Surviving is a real question’: can small farms endure under California’s landmark water law'   
February 27, 2020
Source: The Guardian - For the first time in history, the state is regulating the groundwater that fuels its massive agriculture industry. Now the smallest farms face the biggest threat
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‘The ATM is closed’: Easthampton residents voice anger over recommended water, sewer rate hikes   
February 27, 2020
Source: MassLive - “Give the seniors a break” and “the ATM is closed" were only a few of the phrases Easthampton residents shouted during a public forum Wednesday night about recommended water and sewer rate hikes. Roughly 100...
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Cation-controlled wetting properties of vermiculite membranes and its promise for fouling resistant oil–water separation   
February 27, 2020
Source: Nature - Building on these findings, we demonstrate the potential application of superhydrophilic lithium exchanged vermiculite as a thin coating layer on microfiltration membranes to resist fouling, and thus, we address a major challenge...
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