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Fukushima nuclear radiation poisoning world’s water, including fish from Oregon and British Columbia

March 27, 2017

Fukushima nuclear radiation POISONING world’s water, including fish from Oregon and British Columbia –Brits could be eating salmon and tuna containing nuclear radiation from the Fukushima disaster, according to a study. | 27 March 2017 | Salmon caught in the Pacific Ocean, which are imported [in the UK], were found to contain worrying amounts of radiation. Highly toxic Cesium-134, the nuclear fallout from Fukushima, was recently found in Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach, in the US state […]

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Portland teen discovers cost-effective way to turn salt water into drinkable fresh water

Updated: Feb 03, 2017 10:30 AM PST By Kaitlyn Bolduc

Chaitanya Karamchedu, a Portland teen who is turning heads across the country because of a science experiment. PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A Portland teen is turning heads across the country all because of a science experiment that began in his high school classroom. Companies like Intel and universities like MIT are now invested in his findings.

With certainty you’ll want to remember his name.

“My name is Chaitanya Karamchedu, but […]

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Editorial: Congress must address tribal housing crisis on the Columbia River

on April 10, 2016 at 11:27 AM By Rep. Earl Blumenauer and Sen. Jeff Merkley

The Columbia River is the economic heart of the Northwest, a beacon of prosperity and beauty. More than 4 trillion gallons of water are drawn from it and its tributaries annually for agriculture, industry and other uses. It provides electricity for millions of people and powers the region’s economy. Nearly 17 million tons of cargo move along its waters every year — from Lewiston, Idaho, […]

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Actor William Shatner Proposes Water Pipeline From Northwest To Save California

by OPB | April 20, 2015 9:24 a.m. | Portland

While Californians are cutting back on water, and experimenting with long-term solutions to deal with drought, William Shatner said the answer is as simple as starting a Kickstarter page.

The 84-year-old actor said he’s looking to crowdsource a $30 billion project to build a pipeline from Seattle, a place where “there’s too much water,” down Interstate 5 to the drylands of California.

“California’s […]

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Shutting the Spigot on Private Water: The case for the World Bank to Divest

A Report by Corporate Accountability International

Available here.

Will New Federal Law Facilitate Privatization of US Water?

By Carey Biron, Mint Press News | 30 May 14

Link to original article.

major piece of legislation funding the development and improvement of water-related infrastructure passed Congress last week for the first time in nearly a decade, and President Barack Obama is expected to sign the bill soon.

Yet public interest groups warn that a key provision in the law would complicate public investment in drinking water and wastewater systems in big cities and […]

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Video on Fracking Resistance in Dryden, NY- another legal strategy asserting rights

Federal report gauges U.S. impacts of global warming

Doyle Rice, USA TODAY 12:06 p.m. EDT May 6, 2014

Link to original article and video

Global warming is affecting where and how Americans live and work, and evidence is mounting that burning fossil fuels has made extreme weather such as heat waves and heavy precipitation much more likely in the USA, according to a massive federal report released Tuesday at the White House.

 

“Climate change is here and now, and not in some distant time or […]

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Water proposal holds potential for making Eastern Oregon bloom

 

George Plaven of The East Oregonian

April 14, 2014

Judging by the sheer number of irrigation pivots sprawled across fields from Hermiston to Boardman, J.R. Cook can understand how some people might get the wrong impression.

“When people drive around this area and see all these pivots, they think, ‘Gosh, they don’t have much of a water problem around here,’” Cook said.

In reality, many pivots […]

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Terrifying Worldwide Water Privatization Strategy

Back in 2011, we were made aware of this article which links the World Bank with several transnational corporate entities, including Nestle, to private water worldwide, but especially targeting countries with a lower socioeconomic status. I was then informed by an expert source that it was not being spearheaded by the World Bank, but rather the World Economic Forum.

Then the other day, Nickie Seckera of Community Water Justice, who has been resisting Nestle’s expanding empire over the […]

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