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Press Releases: Water

Press Releases Found: 314
March 4, 2014
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Dwindling EPA Budget Reminder of Need for Dedicated Federal Funding for Community Water

Media Statement: “Community water systems were dealt a devastating blow today with the release of the President’s 2015 Fiscal Budget. For the fifth year in a row, the proposed federal budget will cut funding to the Environmental Protection Agency, and by extension, community water systems.

December 19, 2013

Organizations Denounce Nestlé’s New Human Rights Impact Assessment as a Public Relations Stunt

Nestlé’s new human rights assessment, launched at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights last week, is full of holes say labour and civil society organizations, including the Blue Planet Project, FIVAS, Food & Water Watch, and Public Services International.

December 12, 2013
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Dallas Fracking Ordinance a Huge Step Forward in Oil Country

“Food & Water Watch applauds the work of FracDallas and other community organizations whose work was instrumental in yesterday’s 9-6 City Council decision to enact restrictions on oil and gas drilling in Dallas.

September 11, 2013
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Flawed Fracking Bill Passes California Assembly

Members of Californians Against Fracking respond as SB 4 heads to Senate for Concurrence Sacramento, Calif.— Senate Bill 4, which undermines existing environmental law and leaves Californians unprotected from fracking and other dangerous and extreme fossil fuel extraction techniques, passed the California Assembly today and will likely head to Governor Brown’s desk after a concurrent [...]

September 9, 2013
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Groups Call on Senator Pavley to Withdraw Flawed Fracking Bill

Press Release: Following Friday’s adoption of anti-environmental amendments to Senate Bill 4, the only remaining bill in the California legislature addressing hydraulic fracturing (fracking), major environmental, consumer and progressive groups including Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch, MoveOn.org Civic Action, CREDO, Friends of the Earth, and the Center for Biological Diversity are calling on Senator Pavley to withdraw the bill.

September 4, 2013

Councilmembers Koretz and Bonin Call For Fracking Moratorium in Los Angeles

Press Release: Today in City Hall, Councilmember Paul Koretz and Mike Bonin introduced a motion to place a moratorium on fracking within the City of Los Angeles and along the City’s water supply route. They were joined outside beforehand by the consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch, the environmental health group Physicians for Social Responsibly-Los Angeles, Citizens Coalition for a Safe Community, and the Sierra Club to announce the motion at a press conference.

August 22, 2013
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Nearly 650,000 Comments Call on Obama Administration to Ban Fracking on Public Lands

Americans Against Fracking submits petitions urging President and Bureau of Land Management to protect communities over Oil and Gas Industry profits.

August 20, 2013
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Californians Against Fracking Applauds Marin Supervisors’ Resolution Against Fracking

Joint Statement from 350Marin and Food & Water Watch, members of the coalition Californians Against Fracking San Rafael, Calif.— “350Marin thanks Supervisors Kate Sears, Steve Kinsey and the whole Marin County Board of Supervisors on passing Resolution No. 2013, a strong resolution in support of a moratorium on fracking. The unconventional extraction methods, like fracking, [...]

July 23, 2013
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Congress Needs to Uphold Americans’ Access to Safe, Clean Affordable Water

Media Statement: “New austerity measures recently proposed by Congress will have a devastating effect on our nation’s drinking and clean water systems.

June 24, 2013

Food & Water Watch, Surfrider Foundation Team Up to Protect Shores from Plastic Pollution

That’s why Food & Water Watch and the Surfrider Foundation today launched an initiative to protect our shores and oceans from plastic pollution.

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