A river runs
through the land
A river not of water
but one of commerce
On the river
on its tributaries… 121 more words
After two weeks that saw evacuations near Oroville, Calif., and flooding in Elko County, Nev., America’s dams are showing their age.
Nearly 2,000 state-regulated high-hazard… 442 more words
By Barbara Arisi & Felipe Milanez *
Much to the chagrin of ranchers and agribusiness, one of Rio de Janeiro’s popular samba schools, Imperatriz Leopoldinense, is making visible the terrible consequences of agribusiness and hydropower dams on the Xingu Indigenous Park in this year’s Carnival. 1,731 more words
By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities
Another lake bites the dust.
This time, it’s a 10-acre manmade lake in Little Egg Harbor, with a damaged spillway that will cost more than $100,000 to repair. 339 more words
MODESTO, Calif./February 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising …