Water Law

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Name: Water Law
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed EPA rule to be discussed at water meeting

BOISE — Idaho water users attending the Idaho Water Users Association fall water law seminar next week will be intently focused on an examination of how a controversial new rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency could impact the state’s ... [Published Rexburg Standard Journal - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Choose your attitude

The poor should “get better attitude’’ was Rep. Joe Pitts' response when asked in Tuesday’s debate about how he might help low-income people struggling in and around the city of Reading. He also mentioned they should stop complaining so much about their ... [Published Lancaster Online - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nebraska: Beacon Of Good Water Policy?

By @sarmjeIs Nebraska a model for sensible water regulation?"With ongoing summer droughts in many states across the country, water scarcity continues to be a threat, [which is shifting] water regulation policies in some states to focus on more local management ... [Published Water Online - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

RFSD Board of Education Swears in New School Board Members, Elects New Officers

BASALT, Colo…Roaring Fork School District swore in its two new board members, Karl Hanlon and Mary Elizabeth Geiger, and elected new board officers Wednesday night at its regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting held at Basalt High School.Daniel ... [Published The Aspen Business Journal - Oct 25 2014]
Entities: Officer, Water Law, Land Use
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Water Trading: New and Emerging Opportunities to Improve Water Quality at Reduced Costs

Over the past decade water quality trading has evolved from an emerging concept to a proven market-based tool for water quality managers across the county. While significant challenges remain, the opportunities are just as large. Today the future for ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking chemicals sidestep water law

Federal laws meant to protect drinking water require fracking companies to get a permit beforeusing diesel fuel in the drilling process.That permit is important: Diesel contains chemicals that can cause cancer and damage nervetissues. The permits regulate ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Supreme Court case set water groundwater rules for state

NEWSEAA v. Day is a case few outside of water law know aboutPosted TODAY, 6:44 PM Updated TODAY, 6:44 PMWeather Authority Meteorologist/ReporterSAN ANTONIO - As water becomes a more and more divisive issue in Texas, one court case continues to drive all ... [Published KSAT 12 - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

SA Water Amendment Bill scraps water law tribunal

SA water law is being updated to protect the vital resource against abuse. The Blue Scorpions may become a familar name in industry.SA water law will change with the Water Amendment Bill of 2014, that may soon be enforced by the DWA inspectorate, nicknamed ... [Published SHEQ Africa - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sand mining company fined $80,000 for violating storm water laws

A sand mining company operating near Arcadia in Trempealeau County in western Wisconsin will pay forfeitures and other costs totaling $80,000 for violating state storm water laws, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said Monday.Sand and sediment from Alpine ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Groundwater experts, water law experts, and conservation groups tell the Forest Service to do more to protect groundwater

Responding to a proposed agency-wide U.S. Forest Service groundwater policy , more than 125 groundwater scientists , legal experts , and conservation groups call on the Forest Service’s Chief Tidwell and U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Secretary Vilsack ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Seminar on Water Law and Policy Held

KOCHI: Kerala Dam Safety Authority chairman Justice C N Ramachandran Nair on Sunday said that synchronised laws with proper economic policy were the need of the hour, highlighting the inadequacy of the present laws.He was speaking after inaugurating the ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Call for Papers: NUALS's National Seminar on Water Law and Policy in India (Submit abstracts

The Centre for Environment and Law at  the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi is organizing a National seminar on Water Law and Policy in India on October 9, 2014. This is a call for paper submissions for the seminar.The themes for th ... [Published Bar & Bench - Oct 04 2014]

Quotes

"It is our philosophy that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," said NACD President Earl Garber. "Less-costly preventative measures are being implemented on the ground every day due to voluntary and incentive-based conservation practices."
...As Mark Giordano of the International Water Management Institute in Colombo Sri Lanka says, "Most water extracted for development in sub-Saharan Africa—drinking water, livestock watering, irrigation—is at least in some sense 'transboundary'." Because water sources are often cross-border, conflict emerges
"Just think how much water you could be selling today" Dawson wrote
"Democrats advocate a free-enterprise economic system supported by selective government intervention to remedy the excesses and shortcomings of capitalism and to protect those least able to help themselves in an increasingly complex society. The ideas and visions of the Democratic Party have moved this nation forward. Social Security, civil rights, clean air and water laws, and collective bargaining are examples of Democratic policies that have improved the quality of life for all American.’’"

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Comments show disproval of WOTUS proposal [Published Feedstuffs - 1 hour ago]
Local and state candidates' positions [Published Cortez Journal - 5 hours ago]
Water Stress in Sub-Saharan Africa [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 11 hours ago]
Vote Set on San Antonio's Historic Water Gamble [Published The Texas Tribune - Oct 30 2014]
State objects to EPA clean-water rule [Published Idaho Mountain Express - Oct 29 2014]
Water Lines: Water Forum at Colorado Mesa Unive... [Published Glenwood Independent - Oct 29 2014]
NCBA and PLC Tell EPA: Don't Drown Land Owners ... [Published National Cattlemens Beef Association - Oct 28 2014]
Kathleen M. Brady Joins Gordon Silver [Published Nevada Business - Oct 28 2014]
Proposed EPA rule to be discussed at water meeting [Published Rexburg Standard Journal - Oct 28 2014]
Choose your attitude [Published Lancaster Online - Oct 28 2014]
Shipyard Fined for Paint-Laden Runoff [Published PaintSquare - Oct 28 2014]
Uber Competitor Lyft Under Investigation [Published Value Walk - Oct 27 2014]
Plano de seguranca e saude [Published World Bank - Oct 27 2014]
Area business groups plan events [Published Ventura County Star - Oct 26 2014]
A Big Stick [Published Media Awareness Project - Oct 25 2014]
SF Bay Area water company offers $100 rebates t... [Published Natural News - Oct 25 2014]
DEQ sued on wastewater permit [Published Western News - Oct 25 2014]
Nebraska: Beacon Of Good Water Policy? [Published Water Online - Oct 25 2014]
RFSD Board of Education Swears in New School Bo... [Published The Aspen Business Journal - Oct 25 2014]
Coastal Energy faces penalties for tank farm ne... [Published STLtoday.com - Oct 24 2014]
United Utilities moves into next phase of five ... [Published WaterBriefing - Oct 24 2014]
Water Trading: New and Emerging Opportunities t... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Oct 24 2014]
Candidate: Corrections not listening; AG could ... [Published McCook Gazette - Oct 24 2014]
Opponents Plan to File Lawsuits If Texas City P... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Oct 23 2014]
Savannah River among 'Dirty Dozen' [Published Savannah Morning News - Oct 23 2014]
Fracking chemicals sidestep water law [Published Columbus Dispatch - Oct 23 2014]
County acts on water mandate 1 day ago [Published Californian - Oct 23 2014]
Texas Supreme Court case set water groundwater ... [Published KSAT 12 - Oct 23 2014]
SA Water Amendment Bill scraps water law tribunal [Published SHEQ Africa - Oct 22 2014]
GWC Names 2014 "Dirty Dozen" [Published Southeastgreen.com - Oct 22 2014]
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Gov. Jerry Brown touts decades of experience on... [Published Greenspace - Oct 20 2014]
Gov. Jerry Brown pitched his decades-long political career as an asset in tackling California's vexing water problems in a speech at Stanford University on Monday, portraying this year's major water legislation as a continuation of his first gubernatorial ...
John Kiedrowski: Rents on reserves [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 20 2014]
Currently, through Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the federal government provides partial funding to aboriginal chief and councils to build and repair homes. Councils are ...
Groundwater experts, water law experts, and con... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 15 2014]
Marcus Griswold, Water Resources Scientist, San Francisco Responding to a proposed agency-wide U.S. Forest Service groundwater policy , more than 125 groundwater scientists , legal experts , and conservation groups call on the Forest Service’s ...
The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Maki... [Published International Water Law Project Blog - Sep 22 2014]
One of the more formidable global challenges today is ensuring the sustainable management of freshwater resources. In many recent speeches and reports, including by Mikhail Gorbachev, one reads that urgent action is necessary to prevent a nightmarish ...
California Laws Restrict Groundwater Use on Pri... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
“With the stroke of his pen, the Governor changed over 100 years of water laws – without the people’s input. This is not the democracy Californians deserve.” – State Senator Jim Nielsen In the midst of drought and heightened overdrafting problems, ...
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