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New assessment bilateral agreement in place for South Australia - Govt. Australia (2014/9/30)
The Federal and South Australian governments have signed a new bilateral agreement to streamline environmental assessments as part of the Commonwealth's 'One-Stop-Shop' reform.

Griffin Pipe Products Agrees to Resolve Issues with Lead Emissions,Air and Water Violations at Council Bluffs,Iowa (IA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/9/30)
Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Sept. 29, 2014) - EPA Region 7 has reached an agreement with Griffin Pipe Products, LLC, to settle violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act ...

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield,New Jersey;$5.3 Million to be spent to Address Groundwater Contamination (NJ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/9/30)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to address soil, sediment and surface water that is contaminated with hexavalent chromium and heavy metals by past industrial operations at the Shieldalloy ...

Commerce City(Colo.)refinery agrees to resolve alleged risk management planning and chemical reporting violations (CO) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/9/30)
(Denver, Colo. - September 29, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Suncor Energy has agreed to pay $230,400 in penalties to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and ...

Dinámicas del conflicto armado en el Bajo Cauca antioqueño y su impacto humanitario - ISN (2014/9/30)
Este informe analiza la configuración de los grupos guerrilleros y bandas criminales, su accionar y los efectos que éste ha tenido respecto al escenario de derechos humanos del departamento de Antioquia en Colombia. Está dividido en tres partes: 1 ...

Conflicto armado en Caquetá y Putumayo y su impacto humanitario - ISN (2014/9/30)
Este informe analiza las dinámicas del conflicto armado en los departamentos de Caquetá y Putumayo y su impacto humanitario. Está dividido en cuatro partes: 1) presenta una caracterización de los departamentos de Caquetá y Putumayo, 2) describe ...

Dinámicas del conflicto armado en Arauca y su impacto humanitario - ISN (2014/9/30)
Este informe analiza las dinámicas del conflicto armado en el departamento de Arauca, así como su impacto humanitario sobre la población. Se divide en tres partes: 1) caracteriza la región de Arauca, 2) aborda el panorama de los grupos armados y ...

Dinámicas del conflicto armado en el Nudo de Paramillo y su impacto humanitario - ISN (2014/9/30)
Este informe tiene como objetivo analizar las dinámicas históricas y recientes del conflicto armado en la región de Nudo de Paramillo y su impacto humanitario. Está dividido en cuatro partes: 1) se presenta una caracterización de la región, 2) ...

Dinámicas del conflicto armado en Tumaco y su impacto humanitario - ISN (2014/9/30)
El presente informe analiza las dinámicas históricas y recientes del conflicto armado en el municipio de Tumaco (Nariño) y su impacto humanitario. Está dividido en cuatro partes: 1) describe una caracterización de la región, 2) analiza el panor ...

Dinámicas del conflicto armado en el sur del Valle y norte del Cauca y su impacto humanitario - ISN (2014/9/30)
Este informe analiza las dinámicas históricas y recientes del conflicto armado en la región del sur del Valle y norte del Cauca, así como su impacto humanitario. Consta de tres partes: 1) se presenta una caracterización de la región, 2) se abor ...

La guerra en las coyunturas de la negociación - ISN (2014/9/30)
Este informe describe el accionar armado de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) en los años previos a las negociaciones de los gobiernos de Cesar Gaviria, Andrés Pastrana y Juan Manuel Santos. El documento está dividido en tres ...

Government planners share strategies on climate change planning and budgetingA meeting of community members in Bangladesh. Similar meetings will feed into an international network of government planners sharing strategies on how to mainstream climate chan - IIED, U.K. (2014/9/29)
An international network of government planners is sharing strategies on how to mainstream climate change into development planning. The group plans to develop a platform to share knowledge, experiences and lessons learned in designing and implement ...

Pacific media and climate change toolkit: Activities manual - eldis (2014/9/29)
This manual includes activities to improve journalists' climate change reporting and interview techniques. The material aims to support journalists' ability to effectively communicate stories linking climate change to broader environmental i ...

Downstream voices: wetland solutions to reducing disaster risk - eldis (2014/9/29)
This report makes the case for addressing ecosystem degradation as one of the root causes of risk and vulnerability and for opting for ecosystem-based solutions as a way to reduce disaster risk and build community resilience. It focuses on water-rel ...

Building climate resilience: a training manual for community based climate change adaptation - eldis (2014/9/29)
This training manual aims to provide climate change adaptation trainers and learners with a practice-based adaptation knowledge, and a process to assess, analyze, and plan for focused climate change adaptation initiatives within their work profiles. ...

Building climate resilience: a training manual for community based climate change adaptation - eldis (2014/9/29)
This training manual aims to provide climate change adaptation trainers and learners with a practice-based adaptation knowledge, and a process to assess, analyze, and plan for focused climate change adaptation initiatives within their work profiles. ...

Expectations for a new climate agreement - eldis (2014/9/29)
With the objective of stimulating timely and open discussion of the current attempt to formulate a new climate agreement– to be reached 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP-21) in Paris during November of 2015– analysis is cond ...

Linking food security, climate adaptation and carbon management: a case study from Indonesia - eldis (2014/9/29)
This paper explores how food security, adaptation and carbon management objectives can be achieved at the local level? Constraints and opportunities are discussed from a local context in Indonesia. This paper argues that without significant efforts ...

Linking food security, climate adaptation and carbon management: a case study from Indonesia - eldis (2014/9/29)
This paper explores how food security, adaptation and carbon management objectives can be achieved at the local level? Constraints and opportunities are discussed from a local context in Indonesia. This paper argues that without significant efforts ...

Coasts at risk: an assessment of coastal risks and the role of environmental solutions - eldis (2014/9/29)
This report examines the risks that nations face from vulnerability and exposure to coastal hazards, identifies where environmental degradation contributes to these risks and explores where environmental solutions can contribute to risk reduction. R ...

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