Water management

May 22, 2018 - 12:46 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday blocked The Associated Press and at least two other news organizations from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants. The meeting, convened in Washington by EPA chief Scott Pruitt, was open to invited media only, EPA spokesman Jahan...
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In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Four Democratic senators are asking Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 22, 2018 - 10:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a hearing with EPA chief Scott Pruitt on a widespread contaminant in drinking water (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2016 file photo, a truck loaded with Turkish aid supplies arrives through the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Israel to Rafah, Gaza Strip. Late Friday, a large crowd of Palestinians badly damaged a fuel and gas terminal and a conveyor belt at the Kerem Shalom crossing. Israel closed the crossing and said it would likely take weeks or months to repair the damage. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
May 14, 2018 - 1:20 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. says an alternative way of getting fuel to Gaza must be found urgently, warning of dwindling supplies needed to run hospitals, pick up garbage, pump water and treat sewage. The appeal late Sunday by the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (...
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This Monday, May 7, 2018, photo provided by the Pueblo West Fire Department shows Gidget, an English mastiff belonging to Mandi Smith, of Pueblo West, Colo., holding onto a cement ledge as rescue members were on their way at the Pueblo West Wastewater Treatment Plant. Gidget, a 2-year-old English mastiff led astray by an escape-prone hound dog, is happy to be home, but still stinks after being found stranded in muck at a wastewater treatment plant in Colorado. (Brad Davidson/Pueblo West Fire Department via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 2:23 am
A 2-year-old English mastiff led astray by an escape-prone hound dog is happy to be home, but still stinks after being found stranded in muck at a wastewater treatment plant in Colorado. Gidget's ordeal started when a walker coonhound named Buddy helped her escape from their house in Pueblo West on...
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May 08, 2018 - 9:25 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a human fetus was found lodged in a piece of equipment at a wastewater treatment plant in Georgia. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen tells The Augusta Chronicle that workers performing maintenance on a pipe at Augusta's J.B. Messerly Water Pollution Control...
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March 31, 2018 - 3:30 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Large sections of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki have been without water for a fifth day because of damage to an old pipeline, prompting a judicial investigation into the city's state-owned water company. The center and northwestern parts of Greece's second-...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, Dan Bender, with the La Plata County Sheriff's Office, takes a water sample from the Animas River near Durango, Colo. after the accidental released of an estimated 3 million gallons of waste from the Gold King Mine by a crew led by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA says it has almost finished reviewing hundreds of damage claims from the spill, but the agency has still not released a clear accounting of the claims made for economic losses and personal injuries. (Jerry McBride /The Durango Herald via AP, File)
March 16, 2018 - 2:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has almost finished a review of damage claims from a Colorado mine spill the agency accidentally triggered. But an internal agency accounting of those claims could be off by tens of millions of dollars. It's the latest in a series of...
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FILE - In thisThursday, March 1, 2018 file photo, journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia. President Vladimir Putin seems self-assured and confident of victory in the election on Sunday, March 18, even as the Kremlin works hard to bolster turnout to make the result as impressive as possible. Unlike the 2012 balloting when he often looked tense and nervous amid massive protests of his rule, Putin faces no such threats this time, despite an anemic economy and spiraling tensions with the West.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
March 15, 2018 - 4:16 am
NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia (AP) — Vladimir Putin walks briskly to a group of factory workers, who ask him for a water treatment facility, new equipment to reduce toxic emissions and a sports arena for their children in this Ural mountains city. He promises, benevolently, to do all that and more. Putin's...
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Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, center left, is surrounded by body guards as he arrives for the opening ceremony of a long-awaited sewage plant project, east of Jebaliya, in the northern Gaza strip, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. An explosion occurred as the convoy of the prime minister entered Gaza through the Erez crossing with Israel. The Fatah party of the prime minister called the explosion an assassination attempt and blamed Gaza militants. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
March 13, 2018 - 12:22 pm
JABALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A roadside bomb on Tuesday struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister during a rare visit to the Gaza Strip, causing no serious injuries but throwing an already troubled reconciliation process between rival factions into deeper turmoil. Prime Minister Rami...
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March 07, 2018 - 9:05 am
DORAVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A massive water main break has sent water gushing into neighborhoods near Atlanta, flooding a major highway, closing businesses miles away and prompting more than 100 schools to close in one of Georgia's largest counties. DeKalb County said in a Wednesday morning statement...
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