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Jackson’s long fight for environmental justice

The water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, is the latest in an arc of environmental catastrophes affecting predominantly Black communities from Flint, Michigan, to New Orleans….

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Jackson water crisis spurs calls to bring the federal hammer down on Mississippi

Advocacy groups that see racial bias as a major cause of the water crisis in Jackson, Miss., are debating new strategies for taking the Republican-controlled…

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Vangela Wade: Environmental racism from Jackson to Flint

The water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, is the latest in an arc of environmental catastrophes affecting predominantly Black communities from Flint, Michigan, to New Orleans….

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Kali Akuno: Jackson’s water crisis is a harbinger of things to come

Jackson, Mississippi, remains gripped in an ongoing water crisis. The task of distributing water to local residents has been largely taken up by community organizations…

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Line 3 water defenders win protective ruling against police blockades, harassment

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Sept. 13, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons license. Indigenous water defenders and their allies on Tuesday…

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Kali Akuno: Racism, Jackson’s water crisis, and the need for mass movements

Jackson, Mississippi, remains gripped in an ongoing water crisis. The task of distributing water to local residents has been largely taken up by community organizations…

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Jackson, MS community orgs step up during water crisis

Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are in the throes of a seemingly unending water crisis and a near collapse of the city’s public water system.  Jackson’s…

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Illegal wells and drought reduce lake in Spanish wetland to puddle

Unesco heritage site overexploited for tourism and to water soft fruit farms, say environmental groups The largest permanent lake in Spain’s Doñana national park, also…

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Drought likely to push parts of Somalia into famine by end of year, warns UN

World is ‘in last minute of the 11th hour to save lives’, says aid chief, amid fears that crisis is worse than 2010 famine, when…

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The Newest Drought Victim in Texas: Cotton

As droughts continue to sweep across the United States, Texas is in a precarious position. The state’s incredibly dry conditions are taking a toll on…

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Historic monuments resurface as severe drought shrinks Spain’s reservoirs

Prehistoric stone circle and 11th-century church uncovered as country’s reservoirs hit 36% of normal capacity A huge megalithic complex and a centuries-old church are among…

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No drinking water “indefinitely” in Jackson, Mississippi

The water system in Jackson, MIssissippi’s largest city, has failed and is no longer pressurized, report local media. Residents are advised to boil whatever water…

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Pakistan declares national emergency as flood toll nears 1,000

At least 937 people have died and 30 million are without shelter as Pakistan struggles to cope with devastating floods. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/26/pakistan-floods Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Hunger stones, wrecks and bones: Europe’s drought brings past to surface

Receding rivers and lakes have exposed ghost villages, a Nazi tank and a Roman fort The warning could not be starker. Wenn du mich siehst,…

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China issues first national drought alert, battles to save crops

An estimated 66 rivers across 34 counties in southwestern region of Chongqing have dried up, China state media reports. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/19/china-issues-first-national-drought-alert-battles-to-save-crops Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Photos Show Shockingly Low Water at New Mexico’s Largest Reservoir

Like Lake Mead and Lake Powell along the Colorado River, New Mexico’s largest reservoir has reached alarmingly low levels. Photos taken last week at Elephant…

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Interior imposes limited water cuts, but lets Colorado River negotiations go into overtime

The West could face a massive water and power crisis as soon as next year as drought and overuse send water levels plummeting along the…

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Western states face drastic water cuts as Colorado River dries up

Entrenched drought and chronic overuse have driven water levels on the Colorado River so low that the Biden administration may be forced to impose massive…

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Lake Mead Is Now Drier Than Before the Reservoir Was Filled

Every day, Lake Mead seems to be less deserving of its title. The waterbody has officially reached yet another historic low. The reservoir is now…

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Nasa images show extreme withering of Lake Mead over 22 years

The pictures from 2000, 2021 and 2022 offer a new view into its dramatically low water levels, now at just 27% capacity Stark images of…

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The Western Drought Is Getting Weird

The western and southwestern U.S. is wilting under the biggest drought in 1,200 years—a megadrought. As of writing this, most of the country is experiencing…

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Watch the Great Salt Lake Shrink

Utah’s Great Salt Lake isn’t looking so great. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/watch-the-great-salt-lake-shrink-1849177602 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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