Day: 9 February 2001
Environment Agency should hand navigation authority functions to British Waterways, says waterway user group
Britain’s largest waterway user group has put its weight behind British Waterways as the sole waterways navigation management body, a move that would remove such responsibilities from the Environment Agency.
Industry, local government and EPA urge for $1 trillion funding for water infrastructure.
A coalition of local government and industry groups and at least one official with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are calling for as much as $1 trillion in federal aid for repairing 50-year-old water and sewer pipes across the country.
European bank loans for Palestinian water project are misguided, say NGOs
A West Bank water extraction project designed to aid the peace process could sacrifice long-term environmental sustainability in the region in return for short-term political gain, according to an independent study published on 5 February.
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