‘People Have To Strengthen The Laws Protecting The Water’

By Janine Jackson, Fair.org -

Janine Jackson: It is impossible, really, not to connect two recent pieces of news: Residents of Flint, Michigan, have been told that the state that poisoned their drinking water will no longer [...]

Mexicali’s ‘Water Defenders’ Take Fight to Big Alcohol

By Chris Burnett and Marco Vera, Truthdig -

In January 2017, the Mexican government implemented a 20 percent hike in gasoline prices, setting the stage for a nationwide rebellion and a people’s mobilization against the tightening screws of [...]

Coke, Nestle Near Ownership Of World’s Second Largest Aquifer

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

A concerted push is underway in South America that could see one of the world’s largest reserves of fresh water soon fall into the hands of transnational corporations such as Coca-Cola and [...]

Corporations Profiting From Water Infrastructure Crisis

By Elizabeth Nussbaumer, Foodandwaterwatch.org -

Here are some numbers to start. In 2014, 64 percent of bottled water was, essentially, filtered tap water -- up from 51.8 percent in 2009.  From 2010 to 2014, total federal funding for public [...]

Residents Conduct Independent Review Of New Mine: Find Faults

By Front Forty and Mining Action Group. -

STEPHENSON, MI — The Front 40 Environmental Group and the Mining Action Group (MAG) of the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), working with regional environmental allies and fishing [...]

California Is Preparing To Defend Its Waters From Trump Order

By Jane Kay, Revealnews.org -

In its first act to shield California from the Trump administration’s repeal of regulations, the state’s water board has prepared its own rules protecting wetlands and other waters. The proposed [...]

Southwestern Lakes And Rivers Are Radioactive

By Jonathan P. Thompson -

During the uranium days of the West, more than a dozen mills — all with processing capacities at least ten times larger than the one at White Canyon — sat on the banks of the Colorado River and [...]

Two French Dams To Be Demolished By 2018

By Sam Morgan, earthfirstjournal.org -

By Sam Morgan for Earth First Newswire - Two large dams on a river in northern France will be demolished after the French government finally signed off on a long-gestating plan to free up the [...]

Industrial Strength: How U.S. Gov Hid Fracking’s Risks To Drinking Water

By Neela Banerjee, insideclimatenews.org -

By Neela Banerjee for Inside Climate News - Most mornings, when his 7-year-old son Ryan gets up for school at 6:55, Bryan Latkanich is still awake from the night before, looking online for [...]

Keystone Pipeline Spills Over 200,000 Gallons Of Tar Sands

By Robinson Meyer for The Atlantic. South Dakota - The Keystone pipeline was temporarily shut down on Thursday, after leaking about 210,000 gallons of [tar sands] oil into Marshall County, South [...]

A Victory For Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

By Staff, www.theindigenousamericans.com -

By The Indigenous Americans. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access [...]

Coalition Of Water Protectors Call For Nestlé Boycott

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, -

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation. Mecosta, MI – Great Lakes water protector groups including U.S., Canadian, and Indigenous representatives united at the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

A US Charity Is Helping Big Business Take Indigenous Peoples’ Water In Mexico

By Tamara Pearson, www.opendemocracy.net -

By Tamara Pearson for OpenDemocracy - The town of Puebla is a miniature version of the world's inhumane water inequalities. Here, people living in the wealthy part of town get all the water they [...]

Flint Water Summit Participants Vow To End Nestlé’s Water Takings

By Dylan Penner, www.popularresistance.org -

By Dylan Penner for Council of Canadians. Flint, MI - Sixteen water protector groups along with local residents, Indigenous representatives and activists attended the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

Nestlé Pays $200 A Year To Bottle Water Near Flint

By Jessica Glenzain, www.theguardian.com -

By Jessica Glenzain for The Guardian - While Flint battles a water crisis, just two hours away the beverage giant pumps almost 100,000 times what an average Michigan resident uses into plastic [...]