Top News 2018-01-09T09:19:03+00:00

More water samples have elevated lead in latest testing of Flint elementaries

MLive » The number of water samples with elevated levels of lead in Flint elementary schools increased in February with more tests registering above the federal action limit than did one month earlier. New data from the state Department of Environmental Quality shows the spike in samples that tested above 15 parts per billion of lead

March 12th, 2018|

As Trump Threatens to Kill New York Tunnel Project, Its Leader Responds

Governing » The Trump administration has refused to honor an informal, but widely touted, 2015 deal to help fund the project. Governing spoke with John D. Porcari, the interim executive director of the Gateway Program, about what the Trump administration’s criticisms meant for the initiative.

March 9th, 2018|

California bullet train costs soar to $77B; opening delayed

Associated Press » The projected cost of California’s bullet train between San Francisco and Los Angeles has jumped to $77 billion and the completion date has been pushed back four years to 2033, according to a business plan released Friday. At present, the project doesn’t have enough money for the tunnels. But rail executives want them completed by 2029.

March 9th, 2018|

Day Zero deferred, but Cape Town’s water crisis is far from over

CNN » While Cape Town is the first major city to face such a water crisis, it is unlikely to be the last. Drought crises in California, Brazil and Spain all suggest a future where water will be scarce. As urban populations increase, water resources are becoming strained.

March 9th, 2018|
Load More Posts