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Audio: Proposed federal water bill would streamline new dam projects | 89.3 KPCC

http://www.scpr.org/news/2017/01/09/67954/proposed-federal-water-bill-would-streamline-new-d/

“The bill would codify into federal law the 1994 Bay Delta Accord, an agreement between state and federal authorities to coordinate water use and quality standards for water in the California Delta, where the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers enters Suisun Bay and flows toward the Pacific Ocean. 47 more words

Environment

A Tale of Two Swamps - Kafue

This is where I came in.  One of these swamplands occurs just south west of Lusaka in Zambia.  The Kafue River rises in the industrial Copperbelt in the centre of Zambia – the first thing I ever remember seeing in Africa when I was heading to Zimbabwe on a jumbo jet in 1993.  311 more words

Travel

Environmental groups want work halted on Snake River dams 

Kevin Lewis of Idaho Rivers United says suspending the infrastructure work is needed to ensure a level playing field while agencies consider potential removal.

Environmental groups are asking a federal court to halt 11 infrastructure projects on four lower Snake River dams in Washington state that could ultimately be removed if a pending review determines the dams need to come out to help salmon. 29 more words

Capital Press

DRP News Bulletin 09 Jan. 2017 (India Continues to Witness Decline in Groundwater: Govt Report)

Ground water recharge plan is a non-starter Though the latest report, covering assessment of ground level situation as on March, 2013, is still being compiled, sources in the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) hinted at further increase in the number of `dark’ (over-exploited) units. 2,314 more words

Dams

The connection between living and non-living: A look at dams in floodplains

Every ecosystem, at the end of the day, is governed by the environmental factors that exist there. This, I’ve mentioned time and again. How intricate is this relationship? 74 more words

Environment

How to Treat and Prevent Ice Dams - YouTube


Watch the full episode: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,,20977719,00.html Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains the bes…

NC HOA cannot afford to repair unsafe entry road

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

There’s been a great deal of talk about repairing infrastructure by the incoming Trump Administration, as well as Democrats in Congress. 575 more words

HOA