Arresting Developments ("Other") News Items
Published on Saturday, May 24, 2008 by Inter Press Service
by Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, May 23 (IPS) - The ongoing food crisis, characterized by growing shortages and rising prices of staple commodities, has far reaching implications for the world's scarce water resources, says a new study released here.
Willows, CA – Judge Donald Cole Byrd of Glenn County Superior Court ruled today that Butte Environmental Council’s documents to augment the record are all admissible in a California Environmental Quality Act lawsuit against Glenn Colusa Irrigation District. BEC feels the documents are necessary to fully describe the GCID project and the potential harm to the ground water basin, agriculture, residential and municipal wells, fisheries, and terrestrial habitat.
Film looks at who owns it. Quantity is diminishing, Maude Barlow says
KATHERINE MONK, Canwest News ServicePublished: 15 hours ago
Just when you thought gasoline might be the most precious liquid on Earth, along comes water, tastelessly crowding the geo-
political stage with its own see-through brand of urgency. According to filmmaker Irena Salina and Canadian activist and author Maude Barlow, the world could run out of drinking water in our lifetime.
Donald R. Glaser has been named the new Mid-Pacific regional director of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
Water Industry’s Role in Reducing Greenhouse Gases and Promoting Energy Savings
Monday, May 29, 2008
North Coast Water Quality Control Board
Hosted by: The Water Energy Climate Action Team
Agenda: State Legislative Update
From the Sacramento Bee...
Lloyd G. Carter: A California water story of individual tenacity
You have to give 75-year-old Felix Smith of Carmichael credit for tenacity.
This precious commodity belongs to all of us, but some demand the right to sell it for unwarranted gain.
PERSPECTIVE ON WATER