Water Law

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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

With watchdog gone Queensland winds back water safety laws

Posted on 19 October 2014Cracked, dry earth.The National Water Commission today released its final report before it is shut down leaving Queensland free to pursue a dangerous “open slather” approach to the use of water, WWF-Australia warned today.“With ... [Published WWF Australia - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Best defense?

Dear Editor,A Sept. 14 news item was titled State Policies Muddy Water Regulation.I tend to agree with the headline but found much to disagree with in the article.Dean Edson, who has the title of Executive Director of Nebraska Association of Resource ... [Published McCook Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: Donovan for Senate

If this seems like a hometown endorsement, it is, but only to a degree. After a long talk recently, we’re wholeheartedly endorsing Vail’s Kerry Donovan for a position in the Colorado Senate.We were initially a bit ambivalent about this endorsement, for ... [Published Vail Daily - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Big Day for Anyone Who Drinks Water

PHOTO: As the Clean Water Act turns 42, conservation groups say it's time to strengthen and clarify the venerable federal law. An EPA revision of the act is one of the topics at a forum Oct. 21-22 about protecting the Delaware River watershed. Photo credit: ... [Published Public News Service - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Our water quality could be better

5:04PMUpdated: October 15, 2014 5:04PMWater quality in the United States has improved dramatically since the federal Clean Water Act passed in 1972, but it is still not as clean as it could be.It’s not a surprise to anyone that all our waterways are connected ... [Published Post-Tribune - Oct 16 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]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

BB&K Partner Eric Garner Named the Best Lawyers 2015 Water Law Lawyer of the Year in Los Angeles

In Best Lawyers magazine, Garner is featured among the City’s most prestigious lawyers, who were selected by their peers.LOS ANGELES, Calif.  - Best Best & Krieger LLP is pleased to announce that Eric Garner was named the Best Lawyers ® 2015 Water Law ... [Published Best Best & Krieger - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

State policies muddy water regulations

LINCOLN, Neb. -- With ongoing summer droughts in many states across the country, water scarcity continues to be a threat, shifting water regulation policies in some states to focus on more local management plans like Nebraska has.Nebraska's system of ... [Published McCook Gazette - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

EC Urges Bulgaria to Amend Water Legislation

The European Commission said on Thursday it is sending Bulgaria two reasoned opinions related to water legislation.The first concerns shortcomings in the enactment in national law of the Water Framework Directive. The EC has carried out an analysis of ... [Published Sofia News Agency - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Making International Water Law More Sustainable and Ecosystem and Public Participation-Friendly

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 ... [Published International Water Law Project Blog - Sep 22 2014]

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Noting he began work on groundwater back in 1978, Brown said "this is not something for a flash in the pan. This is not just for a one-term governor. This is really the work of a four-term governor."
"Kuehl would argue that she worked well with others," said Raphael Sonenshein, chief of the Edmund G "Pat BrownBrown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State L A , "that she was able to build consensus around legislation, even when it was pioneering and difficult to obtain."
"Shaft coal mines are extremely shallow and are prone to caving into sinkholes, especially during the rainy season" says Capel, adding that they also fill up with water and decant AMD into the groundwater and the surface water
superfund program, and shouldn't have to pay penalties on top of that. "S uch tactics are fundamentally unfair and will do nothing but discourage future cooperative remediation efforts in Harris County" MIMC's lawyers wrote in their response to the lawsuit

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Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate... [Published Brookings Institution - 5 hours ago]
John Kiedrowski: Rents on reserves [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 7 hours ago]
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With watchdog gone Queensland winds back water ... [Published WWF Australia - 12 hours ago]
House District 93 Q&A: Dan Salomon -- Return su... [Published Ravalli Republic - 15 hours ago]
Kuehl, Shriver each made their mark [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 17 2014]
6 000 disused mines leaking AMD, heavy metals i... [Published Mining Weekly - Oct 17 2014]
Best defense? [Published McCook Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
Our View: Donovan for Senate [Published Vail Daily - Oct 17 2014]
Harris County Seeks Accounting for Decades of W... [Published The Texas Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
A Big Day for Anyone Who Drinks Water [Published Public News Service - Oct 16 2014]
Our water quality could be better [Published Post-Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
Groundwater experts, water law experts, and con... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 15 2014]
Groundwater experts, water law experts, and con... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 15 2014]
Social Movements and the FMLN Government in El ... [Published Global Research - Oct 15 2014]
Legislators voice opposition to proposed EPA wa... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
Letters to the Editor, Oct. 15 [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
Supervisors approve campaign finance limit [Published Eureka Times-Standard - Oct 15 2014]
Court Weighs Kansas v. Nebraska And Colorado [Published Talk Radio News Service - Oct 15 2014]
Letters to editor getting pointed 23 hours ago [Published Great Falls Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
Tom Feeney: EPA rules could batter Florida’s ec... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Oct 15 2014]
Californians make big cuts in water usage, repo... [Published American Water Works Association - Oct 15 2014]
Water users association to host annual seminar [Published Weekly News Journal - Oct 14 2014]
Olney is Looking At Options To Solve Water Supp... [Published KAUZ - Oct 14 2014]
It’s High Time to Overhaul Water Pricing [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 13 2014]
Seminar on Water Law and Policy Held [Published New Indian Express - Oct 13 2014]
Ice in cinema drinks found to be riddled with '... [Published Daily Star - Oct 12 2014]
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John Kiedrowski: Rents on reserves [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 7 hours ago]
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, ...
California Drought: A Harbinger of Things to Come? [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 05 2014]
By Kathryn Maureen Ryan Impunity Watch Managing Editor Washington DC, United States of America – The US Drought Monitor recently stated that 58 percent of California is currently experiencing “exceptional drought,” which is the most serious category ...
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