Indigenous issues sidelined as election day approaches in Canada

As the 36-day snap election called by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advances towards Monday’s vote, the Liberals and Conservatives remain stuck in a statistical tie in the polls. It was a largely rambling campaign with few highlights and a debate in English that was widely criticized for using a format that actually inhibited the debate. To a large extent, this …

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Untreated wastewater drains into the river at Meadowbrook golf course – Montreal

As golfers take to the Meadowbrook Golf Club in Montreal West, an unsightly river flows right next to the greens. Both untreated sewage and raw sewage fill the stream that winds through the course. The problem is due to the interconnection pipes in the neighboring cities of Montreal West and Côte Saint-Luc. Sewage from homes is supposed to be connected …

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Numerous bear sightings call for increased waste management

An above average number of bear sightings have been reported this year, in part due to the extreme wildfire season as well as drought conditions; send bears to new areas for food. Many complaints calls come from areas of southeast Kelowna to West Kelowna, Lake Country and Peachland. Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says now is the time to be …

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City authority approves sale of water for hydraulic fracturing site

Westmoreland County Municipal Authority board members on Friday approved a deal to sell raw, untreated water to a local energy company for a new gas well to be drilled next year at Upper Burrell. The deal will allow Olympus Energy of Canonsburg to purchase up to 2.2 million gallons of water per day from the authority’s Beaver Run reservoir for …

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Waste Management works to get caught up in garbage collection

MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL – A delay in garbage collection at Mountain Brook by Waste Management has been a source of frustration among city residents in recent weeks. WM is still four days behind its pickup schedule, but city officials say the company is working to make up for it. City manager Sam Gaston said Waste Management was operating four rear-loading …

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Wastewater treatment using ecological and sustainable algae

Sep 17, 2021Commented by Megan Craig Human indiscipline and greed greatly affect the availability and quality of fresh water. Finding new approaches to sustainably preserve the freshwater supply has become a global priority. Using a new strain of algae, scientists have developed an environmentally friendly way to purify wastewater. Image credit: Shoolini University. The incredible potential of algae to remove …

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Committee to discuss progress towards the Yellow Creek Watershed District

A Bath committee will provide a public update on Monday on the state of Yellow Creek and the efforts to officially designate it as a Northeast Ohio watershed. The 7 p.m. event will be televised live from the Trustees Meeting Room in the Bath Township Administration Building at 3864 West Bath Road. The approximately 30 square mile basin of Yellow …

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Urban agriculture thrives in northeast Ohio but faces challenges

The idea of ​​urban agriculture is simple. Take vacant and unused urban land and turn it into something that gives back to the community. And while urban agriculture thrives in Northeast Ohio, farmers still face many challenges. Steve Larson, Director of Living urban farms, spreads mulch with a wheelbarrow to prevent weeds from growing around its planted crops. He slowly …

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Jamaica launches IMO-led project to tackle plastic waste in oceans

Image courtesy of the US Fish and Wildlife Service Posted on Sep 17, 2021 1:23 AM by The maritime executive An IMO-led project to tackle plastic waste in the oceans is currently underway in Jamaica, one of the first countries to join the agency’s GloLitter partnership program. The GloLitter project aims to build the capacities of countries to enable them …

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Namakkal poultry center struggles to manage waste – the New Indian Express

Express news service NAMAKKAL: Garbage collection has become difficult for the administration of Namakkal municipality due to the lack of cleaners and vehicles, since the municipality’s boundaries were widened in 2011. According to municipal officials, as the number of wards increased from 30 to 39 after the municipality’s boundaries were widened, the number of health personnel should also have increased …

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Governor Newsom signs legislation 9.16.21

Posted: Sep 16, 2021 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 296 by Assembly Member Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Sales and use taxes: exclusion: pawn shops: transfer of acquired property. AB 361 by Assembly Member Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) – Open meetings: state and local agencies: teleconferences. AB 442 by Assembly Member Chad …

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Nearly 440,000 gallons of sewage overflows in mobile waterways after heavy rains – WKRG News 5

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) – The Mobile Zone Water and Sewer System (MAWSS) reports that 439,445 gallons of sewage overflowed into Mobile’s waterways after heavy rains September 15-16. MAWSS has identified 24 locations where sewage overflowed. All overflows have ceased except on Airport Boulevard at the easement near Halls Mill Creek. Below are the locations, estimated quantities and receiving waters. Site …

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Tommy Thompson undergoes surgery after waterskiing accident

Interim University of Wisconsin president Tommy Thompson underwent surgery Thursday morning following a water-skiing accident, according to a post on his Facebook page. The former governor, who is a few months away from his 80th birthday, said he needed to “reattach my biceps to the tendon”. UW System spokesman Mark Pitsch said Thursday morning that Thompson “was in a bit …

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special rapporteur highlights the right to science, the impact of plastics on human rights | News | SDG Knowledge Center

A United Nations special rapporteur has published two reports on human rights in the area of ​​hazardous substances. One report deals with the stages of the plastics cycle and their impacts on human rights, and the report focuses on the right to science in the context of toxic substances. Marcos Orellana, United Nations Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the …

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