Environment Water

  • Clinton's staff wants her to drink more water

    A Politico report says Hillary Clinton's pneumonia is not severe, but her real health issue is chronic dehydration.

  • BENGALURU, Sept 12- At least one person was killed and another wounded when police opened fired to quell rioting that erupted in the Indian technology hub of Bengaluru on Monday over a long-running river water dispute with the neighbouring state, an official said. Fifteen policemen were wounded after protesters set cars and buses on fire and pelted people with...

  • BENGALURU, Sept 12- Riots broke out in the Indian technology hub of Bengaluru on Monday over a long-running river water dispute with the neighbouring state, with protesters setting cars and buses on fire and pelting people with stones. Riot police took to the streets, and public gatherings were banned in a bid to rein in the unrest, while police said the local metro...

  • BENGALURU, Sept 12- India's technology hub of Bengaluru deployed riot police and banned public gatherings on Monday to rein in protests as a water dispute turned violent, with cars and buses set on fire and people pelted with stones. Television footage showed flames pouring from burnt-out vehicles as angry crowds gathered nearby, while police said the local...

  • BENGALURU, Sept 12- India's technology hub of Bengaluru deployed riot police on Monday to rein in protests as a water dispute turned violent, with cars and buses set of fire and people pelted with stones. Television footage showed flames pouring from burnt-out vehicles as angry crowds gathered nearby, while police said the local metro network had been...

  • NEW DELHI— India's top court on Monday ordered the southern state of Karnataka to release water from a disputed river to neighboring Tamil Nadu after arson, looting and vandalism erupted in both states over water sharing. The Press Trust of India news agency said police gunfire killed one protester and wounded another in India's information technology hub of...

  • *Larger dam projects have struggled in Chile. MELBOURNE, Sept 8- Glencore Plc and Australia's Origin Energy have put their hydropower business Energia Austral in Chile on the block, with Standard Chartered advising on the sale, two people familiar with the process said on Thursday. Energia Austral includes three hydropower projects with a capacity of 1,000...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine wreaked havoc across Florida on Friday, knocking out power to nearly 300,000 homes and businesses, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near the...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine wreaked havoc across Florida on Friday, knocking out power to nearly 300,000 homes and businesses, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near the...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine tore a path of destruction across Florida on Friday, knocking out power for 253,000 customers, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in more than a decade, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine tore a path of destruction across Florida on Friday, knocking out power for 253,000 customers, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in more than a decade, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine tore a path of destruction across Florida on Friday, leaving more than 253,000 homes and businesses without power, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus due to the massive pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida since Wilma more than a...

  • *Victoria to ban unconventional gas drilling permanently. MELBOURNE, Aug 30- Victoria state has gone further than any other in Australia to block shale and coal seam fracking, announcing a permanent ban on Tuesday due to concerns of farmers and green groups on health and water risks despite a looming natural gas supply crunch. "Victorians have made it clear that...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japan's Nikkei share average treaded water on Tuesday, with momentum from the previous day's rally stalling as the yen's extensive retreat halted for the time being. The markets' focus has now shifted to Friday's U.S. non-farm payrolls report and its impact on Fed policy, currencies and Wall Street shares. Tokyo's banking and securities subindexes...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japan's Nikkei share average treaded water on Tuesday, with momentum from the previous day's rally stalling as the yen's extensive retreat halted for the time being. The markets' focus has now shifted to Friday's U.S. non-farm payrolls report and its impact on Fed policy, currencies and Wall Street shares. Tokyo's banking and securities subindexes...

  • Coca-Cola meets water sustainability goals

    Bea Perez, Coca-Cola Chief Sustainability Officer, discusses the beverage giant's water conservation efforts as it becomes the first Fortune 500 company to fully replenish all the water it uses globally.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Actors Susan Sarandon, Riley Keough and Shailene Woodley joined members of North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux Tribe outside a courthouse in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest against construction of a pipeline they say would pollute water and desecrate sacred land. The 1,100 mile pipeline, being built by a group of firms led by Energy...

  • TORONTO/ MEXICO CITY, Aug 24- Mexican regulators said they are examining whether mining company Goldcorp Inc broke any regulations in its handling of a long-running leak of contaminated water at Mexico's biggest gold mine. Levels of the mineral selenium rose in one groundwater monitoring well near Goldcorp's Penasquito mine as early as October 2013,...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 18- Exxon Mobil and Georgia Tech researchers published findings of a breakthrough in the journal Science on Thursday, saying they had devised a way to slash carbon emissions from chemicals manufacturing by using reverse osmosis instead of heat to separate molecules. Reverse osmosis, which has been widely used for decades in desalination plants...

  • PARIS, Aug 17- Canada's Brookfield Asset Management has signed a preliminary contract to buy Brazilian engineering conglomerate Grupo Odebrecht's 70 percent stake in water and sewage group Odebrecht Ambiental, an industry source told Reuters on Wednesday. Odebrecht S.A. will cash out 3.4 billion real, he added. Odebrecht Group will retain the right to...