OMAHA, Neb.— Federal regulators say Archer Daniels Midland Co. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated Clean Water Act rules at facilities where it stored fuels and oil in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.» Read More
WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
Campbell Soup Co. is hoping it can spark a turnaround for the struggling beverage brand by hitching it to the growing popularity of new brands that mix more exotic ingredients like coconut water, kale and ginger and tout their freshness.
Compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases per calorie, puts out six times as much water-polluting nitrogen, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
KINGSTON, Jamaica— A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country's environment minister said Sunday night. In a national address, Robert Pickersgill told Jamaicans the government is trucking water to hard-hit farming districts where parched conditions have withered crops.
Enter Gaga, a New Yorker, who shot a public service announcement for California's Save Our Water.
NEW YORK, July 17- Colorado regulators said on Thursday that the disposal of oil and gas wastewater at a well in Weld County likely caused a series of small earthquakes this year, in another sign that a U.S. drilling boom is contributing to higher seismic activity.
By 2025, 1.8 billion people will live in regions with water scarcity. The international community needs to act now, says Mikhail Gorbachev.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 9- Apple Inc acknowledged on Wednesday it needs to address manufacturing partners' carbon emissions and its own rising water consumption, though the iPhone maker said it had cut back sharply on greenhouse gas output.
*Veolia, Suez margins fall as towns negotiate discounts. PARIS, July 8- Nearly five years after Paris took the management of its water supply back into its own hands, the move is inspiring other cities at home and abroad and hurting profits at private water firms Veolia and Suez Environnement.
Chevron-owned oil fields in California are now producing ten times more water than oil in response to CA's drought. The NYT reports.
Scientists say if no action is taken during California's extreme drought, there could be dire and irreversible consequences for wildlife.
LONDON, July 7- Booming demand for food in China's southern and eastern cities is worsening water shortages in arid northern provinces, adding to the country's environmental problems, new research shows.
BEIJING, July 7- China has started operating another multibillion-dollar ultra-high voltage power line, connecting its second-largest hydropower plant in the landlocked west to a province on the east coast, the official China Energy News reported on Monday.
Severe drought conditions in the Southwest won't do much to damper fireworks this 4th of July weekend. Not even in California.
BEIJING, July 3- China's Xiluodu hydropower station, the country's second largest in terms of capacity, went into full operation this week after its 18th and final generating unit was completed, the project operator said in a notice on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE, June 27- Gold was little changed early in Asian trading on Friday but looked likely to fall as concerns grew over weak physical demand and discovery of $15 billion of loans tied to falsified gold deals in top consumer China.
Small-business owners are worried about climate change and imagining power outages and tainted water supplies, according to a new report.
The ancient water-finding method known as "dowsing" is becoming more popular than ever in drought-ridden states.
June 24- Disposal of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a Colorado well was ordered halted this week after seismic activity was detected in the area, state regulators said on Tuesday.
A new survey of 368 water utility companies across the country shows that 66 percent of them are not generating enough revenue to cover their costs.