Water management

Roger Parrish and Diane Johnson, right, rally outside the Capitol in Phoenix, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Hundreds of Navajo Generating Station employees, relatives and union and tribal leaders rallied at the state Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday to request a 90-day pause in steps to close the coal-fueled plant by the end of 2019 as scheduled. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 06, 2018 - 5:19 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — More than 300 people who say their livelihoods depend on a coal-fired plant on a sprawling Native American reservation rallied in Phoenix Wednesday to request a 90-day delay in steps being taken to shutter it by 2019. Demonstrators — including miners who extract the coal that fires...
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June 01, 2018 - 7:57 am
WARRENSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — New York law enforcers are looking for a tree thief. The Post-Star says somebody snatched 130 saplings recently from the Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District. The Christmas-type trees — fir and spruce — were taken out of the ground next to the district's...
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May 31, 2018 - 12:08 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Another $38 million in New York state funds is now available to help farmers protect their land from being lost to development. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the latest round of funding is available through the state's Farmland Protection Implementation Grant...
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May 27, 2018 - 12:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is chipping in to help protect the water quality of Lake George. The state announced Friday that it will contribute $343,000 to efforts to repair and upgrade local wastewater collection systems around the lake. The project focuses on preventing wastewater...
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May 22, 2018 - 12:46 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday blocked The Associated Press and at least two other news organizations from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants. The meeting, convened in Washington by EPA chief Scott Pruitt, was open to invited media only, EPA spokesman Jahan...
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In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Four Democratic senators are asking Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 22, 2018 - 10:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing with a slate of toxic chemicals contaminating some drinking water systems around the country is a national priority, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said Tuesday. Pruitt, who drew scrutiny from lawmakers after EPA emails released this month showed that...
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In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Four Democratic senators are asking Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 22, 2018 - 10:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a hearing with EPA chief Scott Pruitt on a widespread contaminant in drinking water (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2016 file photo, a truck loaded with Turkish aid supplies arrives through the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Israel to Rafah, Gaza Strip. Late Friday, a large crowd of Palestinians badly damaged a fuel and gas terminal and a conveyor belt at the Kerem Shalom crossing. Israel closed the crossing and said it would likely take weeks or months to repair the damage. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
May 14, 2018 - 1:20 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. says an alternative way of getting fuel to Gaza must be found urgently, warning of dwindling supplies needed to run hospitals, pick up garbage, pump water and treat sewage. The appeal late Sunday by the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (...
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May 01, 2018 - 9:04 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Volunteers are being recruited to collect bugs and other tiny critters from streams around New York. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says the citizen science project helps create an inventory of stream water quality to target restoration efforts where they're...
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April 28, 2018 - 8:56 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is celebrating Arbor Day in a big way, releasing $2.2 million in grants for tree planting and community forestry projects across the state. Grants are available to municipalities, public benefit corporations, public authorities, school districts, soil and water...
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