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Water Pollution

Water Pollution

US says ivory-billed woodpecker, 22 other species extinct

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Death’s come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species: The U.S. government on Wednesday declared them extinct. It’s a rare move for wildlife officials to give up hope on a plant or animal, but government scientists…
bubmag
September 29, 2021
Water Pollution

9th Circuit resets water pollution ruling in light of SCOTUS Maui case

The James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building, home of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in San Francisco. REUTERS/Noah Berger SummaryCompaniesRelated documentsMajority says parties 'deserve the ability' to proceed under new SCOTUS test over indirect discharges legalityThe company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically…
bubmag
September 21, 2021
Water Pollution

DENR steps up effort to protect water resources

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is determined to protect the country's water resources as it intensified its cleanup efforts to realize its mission. In Central Luzon, the department has pursued the clearing in the 610-kilometer coastline and seeks to protect the ecosystems and marine life against water…
bubmag
September 7, 2021
Water Pollution

Big Oil wants you to worry about carbon footprint

Everybody's going carbon neutral these days, from the big boys - Amazon, Microsoft, , Starbucks, JetBlue - to your favorite outdoor brand, even ski resorts. Probably your neighborhood coffee roaster, too. What's not to like? Becoming carbon neutral means cutting greenhouse gas emissions as much as you can, then offsetting…
bubmag
August 31, 2021
Water Pollution

Shock over proposed open cast mining in Gua Musang

PETALING JAYA: Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has voiced its objection to the proposed open cast mining for manganese ore at Aring 6, Mukim Relai, Gua Musang. It fears that the mining will damage 500 acres of land and cause serious water pollution, destroy wildlife habitat and natural environment which must…
bubmag
June 10, 2021