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Invaluable: Waters Clean Enough to Drink

Invaluable: Waters Clean Enough to Drink

NEW YORK, New York, March 22, 2021 (ENS) – Clean drinkable water is rare and precious. Of the waters that cover 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, roughly 97 percent is the salt water of the oceans; just three percent is freshwater....

 

Paradise Closing: Oil Drilling Begins in Okavango Delta

Paradise Closing: Oil Drilling Begins in Okavango Delta

  WINDHOEK, Namibia, February 1, 2021 (ENS) – The fate of one of Africa’s most valuable ecosystems will depend on results from wells being drilled deep into the bedrock beneath the Kalahari Desert of northern Namibia and Botswana...

 

President Biden: It’s Time to Act on ‘Climate Crisis’

President Biden: It’s Time to Act on ‘Climate Crisis’

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 28, 2021 (ENS) – “Today is Climate Day at the White House, which means that today is Jobs Day at the White House,” President Joe Biden told reporters Wednesday morning. “We’re talking...

 

Emergency or Not? Peoples’ Climate Vote Polls 1.2 Million

Emergency or Not? Peoples’ Climate Vote Polls 1.2 Million

  NEW YORK, New York, January 27, 2021 (ENS) – “Urgent climate action has broad support amongst people around the globe, across nationalities, age, gender and education levels,” declared United Nations Development Programme...

 

Day One: President Biden to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

Day One: President Biden to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 19, 2021 (ENS) – President-elect Joe Biden has a busy day planned for Inauguration Day Wednesday, January 20. A series of executive orders expected from President Biden on his first day in office include...

 

U.S. Hispanics High Risk for Arsenic in Drinking Water

U.S. Hispanics High Risk for Arsenic in Drinking Water

  NEW YORK, New York, December 17, 2020 (ENS) – Community water systems that fail to comply with the federal arsenic standard are most likely to occur in the Southwest, serving Hispanic communities, rural populations of around 1,000,...

 

Michigan to Pay Flint $600 Million for Water Crisis

Michigan to Pay Flint $600 Million for Water Crisis

  FLINT, Michigan, August 23, 2020 (ENS) – The State of Michigan has agreed to a $600 million settlement of civil lawsuits brought against the state by residents of the city of Flint after the source of the city’s water supply...

 
 
 
 

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