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Funding Infrastructure Isn't 'Sexy': Illinois And Chicago Infrastructure Is Underfunded, Neglected

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave Illinois a combined “C-” for infrastructure, which isn’t surprising, considering the federal and state governments struggle to maintain America’s roads, bridges and dams. 562 more words


Bee nice

Last week by the dam i sat..watching as all manner of birds came at late afternoon for some much needed and hard to find water. The place becomes like a real social gathering,many species bickering and socialising all after that precious commodity that we all take for granted..except us in the bush. 304 more words


Hundreds of Palestinians flee as Israel opens dams into Gaza Valley

Ma’an reports:

Children clear water after flooding in Gaza. (MaanImages)

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hundreds of Palestinians were evacuated from their homes Sunday morning after Israeli authorities opened a number of dams near the border, flooding the Gaza Valley in the wake of a recent severe winter storm. 390 more words


The Ripple: Getting Beyond the Dam

Life Will Return to Our Rivers!

Sweet as maple syrup, the thaw is coming.

Sea lamprey, shad, herring, alewives, eels, sturgeon and the last of the salmon: all are sensing it, as they swim far offshore in the (comparatively) warm ocean. 720 more words

Western Massachusetts

FEATURE, NEW DELHI: After losing 21 relatives in the Uttarakhand tragedy in 2013, Savitri Devi has been waiting for a healing touch. Her hopes have been already shattered by the state government and the Centre who are supporting the hydropower projects in Uttarakhand. 528 more words


Busy, busy, Boran!

It’s been an incredibly busy two weeks here at Vastrap with non-stop cattle work on the go. We were notified very late that our 2013 heifers and 2012 bulls would be inspected by the Boran Society yesterday. 466 more words

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