The total water available in India from rain and snow is 4000 BCM of which only 450BCM can be utilized,” informed Harish Rawat, Union Minister for Water Resources at a conference on “Sustainable Safe Drinking Water in India” organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi.
A representative from the Jefferson Island Storage and Hub’s parent company AGL Resources gave a presentation Wednesday night at the onset of a public hearing in New Iberia Wednesday, but according to residents at the hearing, there was an important component missing.
How a handful of consultants used Big Tobacco’s tactics to sow doubt about science and hold off regulation of BPA, a chemical in hundreds of products that could be harming an entire generation.
Although the demand for energy resources is high, methodologies used to extract these resources could potentially be harmful to both people and the environment.
New Delhi: The International Court of Arbitration at the Hague has upheld India’s right to divert water from the Rs. 3600-crore Kishenganga Hydro-electric Project (KHEP) in north Kashmir today.
In the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, 158,438 residents of the city of Copiapo suffered daily cutoffs of tap water last year as Anglo American Plc and other companies helped suck nearby aquifers dry for their mines. With little water left for drinking or mining, the government of President Sebastian Pinera convinced the companies to seek a solution to the water crisis 60 kilometers away from Copiapo — on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) The Middle East has lost 144 cubic km of water between 2003 and 2010, nearly equal to the staggering volume of the Dead Sea, show data provided by the NASA satellites.