Water Issues
California to ban pesticide Trump’s EPA rescued from elimination   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
Source: The Bakersfield Californian - president and chief executive of Western Growers, a regional industry group, said in May. Val Dolcini, acting director of the state EPA’s Department of Pesticide Regulation, said he was “quite confident” that a...
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I tried to go all-in on oat milk last month and this is what happened   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water Footprint Network
Source: CBC.ca - according to the Water Footprint Network). In terms of nutrition, a cup of store-bought oat milk typically boasts little saturated fat, two grams of cholesterol-lowering dietary fibre including beta-glucan (more than any other...
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Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Business Insider - SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on...
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Exclusive: Andrew Traucki Talks The Reef, The ABC’s of Death, and More   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : One Water
Source: Dread Central - Not set on terrifying audiences with one water-dwelling creature feature ... sharks wouldn’t come around in time for our shark cage camera person to get them on film because it took him a few minutes to get geared up before...
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Freshwater Crisis Not Included in Final Copenhagen Accord Despite Calls For Action   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Water Partnership
Source: Circle of Blue - During a talk at the Bella Center, where the climate conference was held, the Global Water Partnership, Global Public Policy Network on Water Management, Stockholm International Water Institute, and the Stakeholder Forum teamed...
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Newark Fights Push for More Bottled Water Amid Lead Troubles   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: NBC New York - Federal judge is weighing whether Newark should expand distribution of bottled water to more residents potentially affected by lead levels The judge is expected to make a decision Friday whether the city should give water to...
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Review: ‘Aquarela’ proves how to make an exciting documentary about water   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Los Angeles Times - “Aquarela” is nothing like what you might be expecting. Yes, it’s a meditation on water in a multitude of forms, but as directed by Russia’s Victor Kossakovsky it’s an unexpectedly unnerving film...
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9 locals are part of U.S. water polo teams at UANA Youth Pan American Championships   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Los Angeles Times - Seven local water polo players will compete for the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams at the UANA Youth Pan American Championships, which begin Friday in Trinidad & Tobago. Newport Harbor High incoming senior...
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Environmental group drops criticism of General Mills   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : As You Sow
Source: StarTribune - The nonprofit As You Sow and Green Century Equity Fund last year sought to require the General Mills board of directors to regularly publish reports on the use of certain pesticides by the company’s suppliers. The...
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NDWAC Membership   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water Working Group III: Water Conflict Resolution in the United States and China
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency - The fifteen member National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) includes the general public, state and local agencies, and private groups that are concerned with safe drinking water and public health. The council also...
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