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Category: Resource Management :: Wells
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Couple transform van into a traveling home, using IKEA & small bag of tools (Video) 21.10.2017 TreeHugger
Using a combination of custom-made furniture and off-the-shelf items, this van uses a bunch of neat design ideas to make it feel like home.
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Paul Ryan’s got jokes about President Trump 20.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
"I'm now second in line of succession since Stephen K. Bannon has resigned.” Trump was the butt of many of Ryan's jokes at a charity dinner.
'Wonderstruck' spins a visually captivating and fully engrossing tale of wonder for movie fans of all ages 20.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

With its intricate structure and 600-plus page length, Brian Selznick's "Wonderstruck" is not the easiest Young Adult novel to bring to the screen, and filmmaker Todd Haynes is not the likeliest director to take on any YA book, easy or not.

Yet, working beautifully together with a major assist...

Company seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drilling 20.10.2017 AP National
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won't be from a remote drilling platform....
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Trump rates his Puerto Rico handling a 10 out of 10. America rates it a 4. 20.10.2017 Washington Post
Trump rates his Puerto Rico handling a 10 out of 10. America rates it a 4.
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Study Estimates about 2.1 Million People using Wells High in Arsenic 19.10.2017 Environmental News Network
Most Arsenic Presumed to be From Naturally Occurring Sources
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Delta Dispatches: Conversation with Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities 19.10.2017 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
On today’s show Simone & Jacques sit down to talk with Brian Boyles, Christopher Robert and John Richie from The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. They talk about their new documentary series Water/Ways premiering next week and their other exciting projects that are coming up. Be sure to join them on Wednesday, October 18th from 8:30 – 9:30 pm at The New Orleans Advocate at 840 St. Charles Ave for the world premiere of 4 short films about communities ...
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Look out, banks: Sustainability funding gets creative 19.10.2017 GreenBiz.com
Emerging fintech options can back a range of risky business ventures, such as sustainable agriculture, local resilience projects or startups.
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We can achieve an energy reset in Puerto Rico 19.10.2017 GreenBiz.com
Imagine a fully renewable, hurricane-proof electric grid would also cost less for operators and consumers. The innovation and tools already exist.
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Oil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial island 19.10.2017 AP Politics
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won't be from a remote drilling platform....
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First Nations-led renewable energy generation in B.C. offers promising path forward 18.10.2017 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Eryn Fitzgerald Judith (Kekinusuqs) Sayers These are exciting times in British Columbia for those interested in building sustainable, just and climate-friendly energy systems. The recent change in government could mean a shift away from a corporate agenda driven by the needs of a massively energy-intensive fracking and LNG industry towards one that prioritizes action on climate change, First Nations' self-determination and community-scale economic development. Indeed, First Nations-led renewable energy generation offers a promising path forward for each of these. The momentum that First Nations have already built in this area, combined with developments in renewable energy technology, means they are well-positioned to be leaders in B.C.'s transition to a sustainable energy system. We recently completed a province-wide  survey  of First Nations' involvement in the renewable energy sector, which turned up some provocative results. The survey was sent to all 203 First Nations in the province, and received a ...
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Burnt milk ice cream, grasshopper sorbet and other great recipes from Fany Gerson's latest cookbook 18.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

First let us point out that in Los Angeles, October can often feel like the hottest month of the year (blame the Santa Anas), so unlike in some areas of this country, it is actually peak ice cream season here. Which means that now is a perfect time to consider “Mexican Ice Cream: Beloved Recipes...

After harrowing escape from Burma, Rohingya face desperation in Bangladesh 18.10.2017 Washington Post
After harrowing escape from Burma, Rohingya face desperation in Bangladesh
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A trip through horror, confusion and contradictions in Syria 18.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In a world of increasing conflict, one country stands out as a sad emblem of misery: Syria.

The country’s 6-year-old civil war has sent 11 million people — half the population — fleeing their homes. Some 5 million people have left the country altogether. Those who remain face a nightmare of bombings,...

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Middle-class Philly neighborhoods feeling duress; But Fairhill's more fair 17.10.2017 Philly.com News
Find the neighborhoods that have prospered and grown in just five years and those that have not.
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Controversial Cadiz water pipeline gets OK from federal goverernment 17.10.2017 LA Times: Science

In an about-face, the federal government has given Cadiz Inc. the go-ahead to lay a pipeline for its proposed desert water project in an existing railroad right-of-way.

The decision by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management follows other Trump administration moves to eliminate a legal hurdle erected...

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Crews search air, water for missing worker after blast 17.10.2017 AP National
KENNER, La. (AP) -- Authorities searched by air and water Monday for a Texas man who disappeared when an oil and gas platform exploded on a lake near New Orleans. Seven people were injured in the Sunday night blast and fire, including three who were in critical condition, authorities said....
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Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria 17.10.2017 AP Top News
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells....
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Desperate Puerto Ricans line up for water — at a hazardous waste site 17.10.2017 Washington Post
Desperate Puerto Ricans line up for water — at a hazardous waste site
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Puerto Rico struggles with massive environmental crisis 16.10.2017 Washington Post: World
Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells.
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