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Hong Kong high-speed rail link hit by another setback as water leaks into signalling system - South China Morning Post

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South China Morning Post

Hong Kong high-speed rail link hit by another setback as water leaks into signalling system
South China Morning Post
In August 2015, the MTR halted construction of a section of track after failing to contain land subsidence of a fish pond at the Mai Po marshes, near Yuen Long. The event raised concerns from environmental groups over the ecological damage the project ...

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Responsible Business: Transforming disaster response with IoT and cloud computing - The Edge Markets MY

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:41

Responsible Business: Transforming disaster response with IoT and cloud computing
The Edge Markets MY
About 40% of the Indonesian capital, particularly the northern areas, lie below sea level and the coastal city's 13 rivers, which get swollen by monsoon rains, would inundate the dense urban areas. Among the culprits are climate change and land subsidence.

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Villagers at Barapukuria miners continues strike - SteelGuru

Land Subsidence News - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 22:51

SteelGuru

Villagers at Barapukuria miners continues strike
SteelGuru
The Daily Star reported that hundreds of employees, including 150 officials and 300 foreign nationals, living at Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited compound have been facing food crisis and insecurity as the joint indefinite strike called by the ...

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Sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea-level rise? - Houston Chronicle

Land Subsidence News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 15:10

Sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea-level rise?
Houston Chronicle
But Michelle Sneed, a land subsidence specialist for USGS in California, said she's unaware of other projects quite like this one, which she said could be instructive for other places that also suffer from relative sea-level rise, such as Jakarta ...

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Miners reject talks offer, continue strike - The Daily Star

Land Subsidence News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 11:14

Miners reject talks offer, continue strike
The Daily Star
Bangladeshi miners at Barapukuria Coal Mine Company Ltd (BCMCL) and villagers affected by land subsidence nearby continued their indefinite strike yesterday as no effective steps have been taken to resolve the ongoing crisis. Due to the strike, coal ...

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Hampton Roads sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea level rise? - Martinsville Bulletin

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:15

Martinsville Bulletin

Hampton Roads sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea level rise?
Martinsville Bulletin
But Michelle Sneed, a land subsidence specialist for USGS in California, said she's unaware of other projects quite like this one, which she said could be instructive for other places that also suffer from relative sea level rise, such as Jakarta ...

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Hampton Roads sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea level ... - Richmond.com

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 22:50

Richmond.com

Hampton Roads sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea level ...
Richmond.com
SUFFOLK — Coastal Virginia began pumping treated sewage deep into the ground this week, launching a widely watched pilot project that will reduce ...

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Cutting the ribbon on sustainable hope - Suffolk News-Herald

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 19:14

Suffolk News-Herald

Cutting the ribbon on sustainable hope
Suffolk News-Herald
Under overcast skies and wind gusts with a bit of rain, more than 150 industry, government and community partners gathered at the Nansemond Water Treatment Plant on Friday to cut the ribbon on the next step in the Hampton Roads Sanitation District's ...

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Are We Too Dumb to Survive on This Planet? - Yahoo News

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:28

Yahoo News

Are We Too Dumb to Survive on This Planet?
Yahoo News
Mo Brooks (R-AL) questioned Duffy on the factors that contribute to sea-level rise, pointing out that land subsidence plays a role, as well as human activity. Brooks then said that erosion plays a significant role in sea-level rise, which is not an ...

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Sewage Project Fights Bay Pollution _ and Sea-Level Rise ... - U.S. News & World Report

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:31

U.S. News & World Report

Sewage Project Fights Bay Pollution _ and Sea-Level Rise ...
U.S. News & World Report
SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Coastal Virginia has begun to pump some of its treated sewage deep into the ground.

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Sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea-level rise? - Washington Post

Land Subsidence News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:22

Sewage project fights bay pollution — and sea-level rise?
Washington Post
But Michelle Sneed, a land subsidence specialist for USGS in California, said she's unaware of other projects quite like this one, which she said could be instructive for other places that also suffer from relative sea-level rise, such as Jakarta ...

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GOP Congressman Says Rocks Contribute to Sea Level Rise - Splinter

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:55

Splinter

GOP Congressman Says Rocks Contribute to Sea Level Rise
Splinter
Mo Brooks (R-AL) questioned Duffy on the factors that contribute to sea-level rise, pointing out that land subsidence plays a role, as well as human activity. Brooks then said that erosion plays a significant role in sea-level rise, which is not an ...
POLITICS: Lawmaker says tumbling rocks are causing seas to rise ...E&E News
Full Committee Hearing - Using Technology to Address Climate Change | Committee on Science, Space, and ...Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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Is the Human Race Too Dumb to Survive on This Planet? - Esquire.com

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:13

Esquire.com

Is the Human Race Too Dumb to Survive on This Planet?
Esquire.com
Mo Brooks (R-AL) questioned Duffy on the factors that contribute to sea-level rise, pointing out that land subsidence plays a role, as well as human activity. Brooks then said that erosion plays a significant role in sea-level rise, which is not an ...
Republican lawmaker: Rocks tumbling into ocean causing sea level ...Science Magazine
POLITICS: Lawmaker says tumbling rocks are causing seas to rise ...E&E News

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Republican lawmaker: Rocks tumbling into ocean causing sea level rise - Science Magazine

Land Subsidence News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:00

Science Magazine

Republican lawmaker: Rocks tumbling into ocean causing sea level rise
Science Magazine
Mo Brooks (R-AL) questioned Duffy on the factors that contribute to sea-level rise, pointing out that land subsidence plays a role, as well as human activity. Brooks then said that erosion plays a significant role in sea-level rise, which is not an ...

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15 injured in clash with coalmine officials - The Daily Star

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:08

15 injured in clash with coalmine officials
The Daily Star
At least 15 people, including a policeman, were injured as agitating miners and villagers affected by land subsidence around the coalmine clashed with the officials of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Ltd (BCMCL) in Parbatipur upazila yesterday.

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10 hurt as Barapukuria miners, villagers clash with coalmine officials - The Daily Star

Land Subsidence News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:45

10 hurt as Barapukuria miners, villagers clash with coalmine officials
The Daily Star
Earlier, the miners and villagers affected by land subsidence placed 13-point and six point demand to the authorities of the coal mine that were not met, leading to the villagers and miners jointly calling an indefinite strike on Sunday. Among the 13 ...

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Miners, villagers warn agitation - The Daily Star

Land Subsidence News - Sat, 05/12/2018 - 11:12

Miners, villagers warn agitation
The Daily Star
Meanwhile, villagers' leaders Moshiur Rahman Bulbul said they would start indefinite blockade of road and rail route to realise their six-point demand that includes proper compensation for land subsidence victims of 20 villages, repair of two damaged ...

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The real facts on Napa's aquifer - Napa Valley Register

Land Subsidence News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 19:04

The real facts on Napa's aquifer
Napa Valley Register
4) that groundwater is polluted, and that there is salt water intrusion, land subsidence and surface water depletion of streams. 5) For all the above reasons, Napa County is "required to develop a Groundwater Sustainability Agency and a Groundwater ...

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Flood prone areas in Waikato to be shored up - Waikato Times

Land Subsidence News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 17:46

Waikato Times

Flood prone areas in Waikato to be shored up
Waikato Times
Floods, coastal inundation, high water tables and land subsidence are likely. Ad Feedback. Hope agrees. Sea levels are expected to rise by one metre and Te Aroha is only five metres above sea level, he said. Money would be better spent relocating ...

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