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February 10, 2017

DEADLINE: IJNR Drinking Water Institute

IJNR invites journalists to apply for our expenses-paid Drinking Water Institute, Apr 2-8, 2017 to Michigan, Ohio and Ontario to see how safe, clean drinking water is "made" and what issues threaten that supply. Deadline: Feb 10.

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Pipelines and Energy Infrastructure Pose Conflict

Oil pipelines like the Keystone XL and Dakota Access are back at the center of a political firestorm, with a new executive order from President Trump just a few days into his new administration giving them the go-ahead. But it's just the beginning —  many other pipelines, for both gas and oil, have been proposed.

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Canada vows action on mercury contamination in Grassy Narrows

"The Chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation is asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to commit in writing to cleaning up the mercury that has contaminated the river near his community. Late Monday, a spokesperson for Trudeau said the federal government will take action to deal with the Grassy Narrows mercury contamination 'once and for all.'"

Source: Toronto Star, 01/18/2017

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