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California regulator rejects desalination plant despite historic drought

California regulator rejects desalination plant despite historic drought

COSTA MESA, California, May 12 (Reuters) – California regulators on Thursday rejected a $1.4 billion desalination plant on environmental grounds, causing a setback for Governor Gavin Newsom, who had backed the project as a partial solution to the state’s persistent drought. The California Coastal Commission voted 11-0 to reject a proposal by Poseidon Water, controlled …

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Trudeau: Canada will be a good energy partner for Europe but will not compromise climate goals

Trudeau: Canada will be a good energy partner for Europe but will not compromise climate goals

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an interview with Reuters, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in kyiv, Ukraine May 8, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, May 8 (Reuters) – Canada wants to be a good energy partner for Europe but will not give up on …

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US Takes Unprecedented Steps to Replenish Lake Powell from the Colorado River

US Takes Unprecedented Steps to Replenish Lake Powell from the Colorado River

May 3 (Reuters) – (This May 3 story corrects conversion of acre-feet to 1.23 million litres, not 1.48 million litres, in paragraph 5) U.S. officials on Tuesday announced unprecedented measures to raise water levels in Lake Powell, a man-made reservoir on the Colorado River that is so low it is endangering hydroelectric power generation in …

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US group says it has found Facebook posts offering endangered wildlife for sale

US group says it has found Facebook posts offering endangered wildlife for sale

3D printed images of the logos of Facebook and parent company Meta Platforms are seen on a laptop keyboard in this illustration taken November 2, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, April 13 (Reuters) – Facebook has become a “thriving marketplace” for the illegal online wildlife trade, enabling …

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