Global water contamination news: Canada water crisis – pipeline spill sends 22,000 barrels of oil mix into Alberta muskeg.

Pipeline spill sends 22,000 barrels of oil mix into Alberta muskeg.The most recent spill was discovered May 19 emanating from a pipeline belonging to Pace Oil & Gas Ltd. (PCE-T3.49-0.08-2.24%), a small energy company that produces about 15,000 barrels a day, roughly half of that oil.

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Water Contamination Issue: Navy – Contaminant found in drinking water at parts of Sigonella [By Nancy Montgomery Stars and Stripes]

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Navy: Contaminant found in drinking water at parts of Sigonella
By Nancy Montgomery
Stars and Stripes
Published: May 29, 2012

HEIDELBERG, Germany — A chemical contaminant and suspected carcinogen has been found in unacceptable levels in the drinking water at some parts of Naval Air Station Sigonella, the Navy said, and people there should not drink from the tap.

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Pipeline protests mar oil and gas summit

The battle between energy giant Enbridge and opponents of its planned Northern Gateway pipeline has reached a new level with protesters disrupting an oil and gas export summit and the company launching a multimillion-dollar ad campaign.

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Canada water crisis – pipeline spill sends 22,000 barrels of oil mix into Alberta muskeg

Pipeline spill sends 22,000 barrels of oil mix into Alberta muskeg.The most recent spill was discovered May 19 emanating from a pipeline belonging to Pace Oil & Gas Ltd. (PCE-T3.49-0.08-2.24%), a small energy company that produces about 15,000 barrels a day, roughly half of that oil.

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The Global water crisis issues: Water crisis worsens in Hyderabad [Deccan Chronicle]

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Water problems solved on paper

With the water levels in reservoirs depleting fast, complaints over an acute scarcity of water are pouring in from almost all parts of Hyderabad city. Citizens say a large number of areas in the city are short of water now. “I was shocked to receive the SMS on my mobile phone stating that the water pollution problem in my area has been solved. How is it possible when no official has visited my area? What’s more, I am the complainant and none of the officials contacted me to even cross check or confirm whether the water pollution complaint has been attended to before sending me that SMS,” said C. Shankar, a resident of Old Ghansmandi.

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Jamaican Island Water Issue: No need to panic! Asbestos cement pipes safe, says NWC [The Gleaner]

Erica Virtue, Senior Gleaner Writer

More than three decades after the National Water Commission (NWC) ended its use of pipes made from asbestos cement to distribute drinking water the company has admitted that these are still in its distribution system. But like it did 30 years ago, the NWC is still adamant that there is no need to panic.

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Save the Water™ Archives: Fukushima Ocean Radiation Was 50 Million Times Above Normal, But No Threat: Scientists[Forbes 12/12/2011]

Save the Water™ Archives: Fukushima Ocean Radiation Was 50 Million Times Above Normal, But No Threat: Scientists[Forbes 12/12/2011]

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Water Contamination: Should We Hide Low-Dose Radiation Exposures From The Public? [And Other Related Radiation Articles: Forbes]

Should We Hide Low-Dose Radiation Exposures From The Public?

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Good News For Our Vets & Our Water: EPA and Department of Veterans Affairs to Connect Veterans with Jobs in Water Sectors

EPA and Department of Veterans Affairs to Connect Veterans with Jobs in Water Sectors

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Contaminant found in drinking water at parts of Sigonella

HEIDELBERG, Germany — A chemical contaminant and suspected carcinogen has been found in unacceptable levels in the drinking water at some parts of Naval Air Station Sigonella, the Navy said, and people there should not drink from the tap.

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EPA and Department of Veterans Affairs to Connect Veterans with Jobs in Water Sectors

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program announced today a memorandum of understanding to connect veterans with disabilities to career opportunities in the water and wastewater sectors — such as at wastewater plants and drinking water facilities — as part of EPA’s Water Sector Workforce Initiative. This effort will be beneficial to both the environment and economy as clean water and job placement for veterans are top priorities of the Obama Administration.

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Should We Hide Low-Dose Radiation Exposures From The Public?

When fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster began appearing last Spring in U.S. air, rainwater, drinking water, and milk, many U.S. media outlets ignored the story.

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