Groundwater

California Must Enact Solutions to Address Water Crisis

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Friday, December 2, 2022

In August, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled strategies to address the water crisis as well as California's inability to construct much needed water infrastructure improvements.

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  • In August, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled strategies to address the water crisis as well as California's inability to construct much needed water infrastructure improvements.
  • It has been decades since the federal government and California formed a partnership to build the CVP and SWP, two of the nation's largest water storage and conveyance systems, which cross 444 miles from Northern California, through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, to Southern California.
  • Increased water storage is a critical tool to a more resilient water future for all Californians.
  • Now is the time for the state to eliminate environmental logjams and bureaucratic red tape to start building these projects and solve its water supply crisis.

Help Fight the Twin-Crisis of Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss by Protecting Three Critical BC Properties

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

To protect these properties, The Nature Trust of BC has extended their fundraising deadline and is aiming to raise a final $155,000 by December 31, 2022.

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  • To protect these properties, The Nature Trust of BC has extended their fundraising deadline and is aiming to raise a final $155,000 by December 31, 2022.
  • Climate change and biodiversity loss have a crippling effect on our world.
  • You can support The Nature Trust of BC in purchasing and protecting these vital land properties by donating to their campaigns.
  • The Nature Trust of British Columbia is a leading non-profit land conservation organization with over 50 years of success protecting and caring for B.C.s most critical habitats.

JOIN VICTIMS & ADVOCATES FOR JUSTICE IN DEADLY CAMP LEJEUNE WATER CONTAMINATION

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

This year, the government finally acknowledged the harm caused decades ago by the pollution at Camp Lejeune.

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  • This year, the government finally acknowledged the harm caused decades ago by the pollution at Camp Lejeune.
  • Erin Brockovich has joined Ensminger and Partain in seeking justice for Camp Lejeune victims.
  • Together, they pushed for the successful passage of a bill in 2012 to provide healthcare for Camp Lejeune victims.
  • Partain and Ensminger were both featured in an award-winning documentary about the Camp Lejeune contamination, Semper Fi: Always Faithful.

SCALI RASMUSSEN'S COLLEEN O'BRIEN HONORED AS INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN AWARD NOMINEE

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Scali Rasmussen announced today that Principal Colleen O'Brien has been selected as a nominee by the Los Angeles Times for its 'Inspirational Women Awards.'

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  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Scali Rasmussen announced today that Principal Colleen O'Brien has been selected as a nominee by the Los Angeles Times for its 'Inspirational Women Awards.'
  • The awards recognize female business leaders in Los Angeles for their noteworthy success and accomplishments during the last 24 months.
  • Trial attorney and litigator Colleen O'Brien tries and resolves lawsuits and challenges related to toxic torts, catastrophic injury and complex employment matters.
  • Recently, O'Brien has been named a "Woman of Influence" and a nominee in the "Women's Leadership Awards" by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Grundfos to Exhibit at NGWA’s 2022 Groundwater Week

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Grundfos , a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technologies, today announced that the company will exhibit at National Groundwater Associations (NGWA) 2022 Groundwater Week Conference and Expo in Las Vegas on December 6-8, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Grundfos , a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technologies, today announced that the company will exhibit at National Groundwater Associations (NGWA) 2022 Groundwater Week Conference and Expo in Las Vegas on December 6-8, 2022.
  • Attending Groundwater Week is like a homecoming for the tight-knit community of water well contractors and pump installers.
  • These professionals and the technology providers come together to collaborate and share what is next in groundwater innovation, said Patrick Sless, Area Sales Director in Canada and US for Water Utility at Grundfos.
  • To learn more about the WaterPRO Competition and to sign up as a walk-on, visit Grundfos WaterPRO Competition .

Diageo India leads industry-first water stewardship initiative in partnership with renewable water technology innovator, SOURCE Global, PBC

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Diageo India, the countrys leading beverage alcohol company, today announced a first-of-a-kind water stewardship initiative in partnership with SOURCE Global, PBC.

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  • Diageo India, the countrys leading beverage alcohol company, today announced a first-of-a-kind water stewardship initiative in partnership with SOURCE Global, PBC.
  • Because SOURCE is drawn from the pure and constantly replenished water in the sky, the project will save groundwater.
  • Godawan, Diageo Indias artisanal single malt whisky, produced in the warm and dry Alwar region of Rajasthan, will be the first beverage alcohol brand to use SOURCE water.
  • SOURCE Hydropanels also operate off-grid and without electricity or traditional piped water infrastructure, reducing the carbon emissions associated with treating and transporting potable water.

Clean Harbors Announces Results of Third-Party Study Demonstrating Successful Destruction of PFAS Chemicals in its Commercial Facilities

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Clean Harbors, Inc. (Clean Harbors) (NYSE: CLH), the leading provider of environmental and industrial services throughout North America, today announced the successful results of a comprehensive third-party study demonstrating that the Companys commercial facilities can safely and thoroughly destroy PFAS (per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances) in multiple forms.

Key Points: 
  • Clean Harbors, Inc. (Clean Harbors) (NYSE: CLH), the leading provider of environmental and industrial services throughout North America, today announced the successful results of a comprehensive third-party study demonstrating that the Companys commercial facilities can safely and thoroughly destroy PFAS (per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances) in multiple forms.
  • Conducted at the Companys RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)-permitted facility in Utah, the study demonstrated that Clean Harbors use of high-temperature combustion destroyed greater than 99.9999% of PFAS compounds.
  • PFAS compounds, frequently referred to as forever chemicals, represent a clear threat to the environment and human health.
  • The results of the 2021 testing demonstrated that common legacy and replacement PFAS including PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS and Gen-X PFAS are efficiently and effectively destroyed in Clean Harbors high-temperature thermal destruction units at levels exceeding 99.9999% of destruction.

EQS-News: BAUER Aktiengesellschaft: Extraordinary General Meeting of BAUER AG approves capital increase

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Schrobenhausen, Germany The Extraordinary General Meeting of BAUER Aktiengesellschaft today voted with the required majority to approve the agenda item up for resolution, thereby supporting the proposal of the management.

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  • Schrobenhausen, Germany The Extraordinary General Meeting of BAUER Aktiengesellschaft today voted with the required majority to approve the agenda item up for resolution, thereby supporting the proposal of the management.
  • Now the fundamental prerequisite is fulfilled for the planned capital increase to be implemented within the planned conditions.
  • The Executive Board has no information as to whether and to what extent the Bauer family, which currently holds 36.03% of the shares in BAUER AG, will exercise its subscription rights as shareholder in the course of the capital increase.
  • We are pleased that the General Meeting has approved the capital increase, which now allows us to strengthen our equity base to achieve our goals for the coming years.

EQS-News: Wienerberger AG: Wienerberger’s resilient system solutions counteract climate change

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

The effects of such events confront urban areas with growing challenges and call for sustainable and resilient solutions for building design and infrastructure.

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  • The effects of such events confront urban areas with growing challenges and call for sustainable and resilient solutions for building design and infrastructure.
  • With its comprehensive portfolio of innovative system solutions, Wienerberger has positioned itself as a partner supporting municipalities in coping with extreme climate events, adapting to changing climatic conditions, and transforming themselves in the long term.
  • As the leading producer of roof tiles in Europe, Wienerberger focuses on energy-efficient and sustainable system solutions in the fight against climate change.
  • Wienerberger continues to drive the development towards light-colored roof tile designs and focuses on energy-efficient, cost-effective system solutions.

JOIN VICTIMS & ADVOCATES FOR JUSTICE IN DEADLY CAMP LEJEUNE WATER CONTAMINATION IN NORTH CAROLINA

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Friday, November 18, 2022

The upcoming events are open to the public and will offer information so that those harmed by the toxic water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may know their rights.

Key Points: 
  • The upcoming events are open to the public and will offer information so that those harmed by the toxic water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may know their rights.
  • This year, the government finally acknowledged the harm caused decades ago by the pollution at Camp Lejeune.
  • For decades, high levels of cancer-causing chemicals leached into the groundwater at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, the largest Marine base on the East Coast.
  • Partain and Ensminger were both featured in an award-winning documentary about the Camp Lejeune contamination, Semper Fi: Always Faithful.