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Climate constraints - Environmental Health News

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Environmental Health News

Climate constraints
Environmental Health News
For example, extreme storms often cause extreme soil erosion, and the substitution of pumped groundwater for lost precipitation can lead to a permanent loss of arable land due to salinization of soil and land subsidence, and (as indicated above ...

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SF needs a mayor who will tax, spend, and regulate - 48 Hills

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:22

48 Hills

SF needs a mayor who will tax, spend, and regulate
48 Hills
... which leaves fewer and fewer services that benefit residents producing a sullen disregard (and electoral disengagement) for all government amongst our people;; An alarming under-investment in our urban public infrastructure — affordable housing ...

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Science supports an imperative yes vote for Measure C - Napa Valley Register

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 19:05

Science supports an imperative yes vote for Measure C
Napa Valley Register
Because the Napa Valley Sub-Basin aquifer is unable to recharge itself sufficiently over time (due to 60 percent groundwater demand by vineyards) and because of polluted groundwater areas, salt water intrusion, land subsidence, and surface water ...

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Science supports an imperative yes vote for Measure C - Napa Valley Register

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 19:05

Science supports an imperative yes vote for Measure C
Napa Valley Register
Because the Napa Valley Sub-Basin aquifer is unable to recharge itself sufficiently over time (due to 60 percent groundwater demand by vineyards) and because of polluted groundwater areas, salt water intrusion, land subsidence, and surface water ...

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Thu, 04/19/2018 - 23:34
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Pre-fabricated houses for Jharia fire victims - Daily Pioneer

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:31

Pre-fabricated houses for Jharia fire victims
Daily Pioneer
The Jharia fire victims will soon be resettled in pre-fabricated houses. The families affected by underground fire and land subsidence under Jharia coalfield area would be rehabilitated in the houses erected by prefab technology, informed A Dodde ...

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Water Matters: #OneWater - Sequim Gazette

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:38

Water Matters: #OneWater
Sequim Gazette
In Houston, residents are facing land subsidence from decades of over-pumping groundwater from gravel layers underneath surficial clay — yet another incentive to conserve. South Texas started the “Weekly Water Advice” hashtag on Twitter so residents ...

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MOST Receives One Third Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) Allocated Funds For 2017-18 In Three ... - UrduPoint News

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 03:54

UrduPoint News

MOST Receives One Third Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) Allocated Funds For 2017-18 In Three ...
UrduPoint News
The other projects funds remained unutilized were the Purchase of Lab Equipment/ Provision of Furniture and Fixture for PSQCA Labs Complex, Karachi with an amount of Rs 62.114 million, 'Monitoring Sea Level Rise, Sea Water Intrusion' and `Land ...

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NOVA special on weather includes Norfolk in the spotlight - Virginian-Pilot

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:34

NOVA special on weather includes Norfolk in the spotlight
Virginian-Pilot
About midway through Wednesday's “Nova” episode about our planet's wild weather of late, you'll hear William A. “Skip” Stiles of Wetlands Watch say, “For those who don't believe that the rise in the sea level is happening, all you have to do is come to ...

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NOVA special on weather includes Norfolk in the spotlight - Virginian-Pilot

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:34

Virginian-Pilot

NOVA special on weather includes Norfolk in the spotlight
Virginian-Pilot
About midway through Wednesday's “Nova” episode about our planet's wild weather of late, you'll hear William A. “Skip” Stiles of Wetlands Watch say, “For those who don't believe that the rise in the sea level is happening, all you have to do is come to ...

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Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta, scientists say - Savannah Morning News

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 06:28

Savannah Morning News

Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta, scientists say
Savannah Morning News
The state of Louisiana is proceeding with ambitious plans to redirect the Mississippi River and rebuild some of its rapidly vanishing wetlands - but even this massive intervention may not be enough to save the most threatened lands from fast rising ...

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Nature-Based Solutions Can Prevent $50 Billion in Gulf Coast Flood Damages - Lab Manager Magazine

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 06:23

Lab Manager Magazine

Nature-Based Solutions Can Prevent $50 Billion in Gulf Coast Flood Damages
Lab Manager Magazine
The U.S. Gulf Coast faces intense hurricanes, as well as land subsidence and rising sea level, and climate change is increasing the risks of coastal flooding. The new study quantified the flood risks to people and property for the entire U.S. coast of ...

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Keeping an eye on the soundness of structures - Phys.Org

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 05:20

Phys.Org

Keeping an eye on the soundness of structures
Phys.Org
Iran, known as an arid to semi-arid area, has serious problems with land subsidence due to excessive underground water extraction. Thus, Dr. Sadra Karimzadeh who realized the problem of the LUC and joined a team of scientists at Tokyo Tech, led by ...

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Keeping an eye on the health of structures - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 19:02

EurekAlert (press release)

Keeping an eye on the health of structures
EurekAlert (press release)
Iran, known as an arid to semi-arid area, has serious problems with land subsidence due to excessive underground water extraction. Thus, Dr. Sadra Karimzadeh who realized the problem of the LUC and joined a team of scientists at Tokyo Tech, led by ...

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Nature-based solutions can prevent $50 billion in Gulf Coast flood damages - Science Daily

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:00

Science Daily

Nature-based solutions can prevent $50 billion in Gulf Coast flood damages
Science Daily
The U.S. Gulf Coast faces intense hurricanes, as well as land subsidence and rising sea level, and climate change is increasing the risks of coastal flooding. The new study quantified the flood risks to people and property for the entire U.S. coast of ...

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The Energy 202: Trump team's skimpy record-keeping raises flags with Interior watchdog - Washington Post

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 06:07

Washington Post

The Energy 202: Trump team's skimpy record-keeping raises flags with Interior watchdog
Washington Post
“The problem is that factors that drive wetland loss are simply more powerful — the sinking of the land (subsidence), the intrusion of saltwater as seas rise, the dissolution of wetlands that have been cut into canals to support oil and gas pipes, and ...

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NEARLY 400 VIOLATIONS AT CALIFORNIA OFFSHORE DRILLING OPERATIONS - East County Magazine

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 03:31

East County Magazine

NEARLY 400 VIOLATIONS AT CALIFORNIA OFFSHORE DRILLING OPERATIONS
East County Magazine
Most of the missing and failed well tests in the THUMS notices of violation were for underground injection wells, which are used to stimulate oil and gas production and help prevent the land subsidence that has caused billions of dollars in damage to ...

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Scientists: Water rising too fastto save good portion of delta - Berkshire Eagle

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 03:27

Berkshire Eagle

Scientists: Water rising too fastto save good portion of delta
Berkshire Eagle
The problem is that factors that drive wetland loss are simply more powerful — the sinking of the land (subsidence), the intrusion of saltwater as seas rise, the dissolution of wetlands that have been cut into canals to support oil and gas pipes, and ...

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NEARLY 400 VIOLATIONS AT CALIFORNIA OFFSHORE DRILLING OPERATIONS - East County Magazine

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 23:38

East County Magazine

NEARLY 400 VIOLATIONS AT CALIFORNIA OFFSHORE DRILLING OPERATIONS
East County Magazine
Most of the missing and failed well tests in the THUMS notices of violation were for underground injection wells, which are used to stimulate oil and gas production and help prevent the land subsidence that has caused billions of dollars in damage to ...

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Seas are rising too fast to save the Mississippi Delta, scientists say - Burlington Times News

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:44

Burlington Times News

Seas are rising too fast to save the Mississippi Delta, scientists say
Burlington Times News
The problem is that factors that drive wetland loss are simply more powerful - the sinking of the land (subsidence), the intrusion of saltwater as seas rise, the dissolution of wetlands that have been cut into canals to support oil and gas pipes, and ...
Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta ...Washington Post

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