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Environment protection spending dips by 4.6% in 2021 — PSA – BusinessWorld Online

Expenditures for environmental protection declined by 4.6% year on year in 2021, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. The statistics agency’s Compendium of Philippine Environment Statistics (CPES) Component 6 showed annual government environmental protection expenditures went down to P25.4 billion last year from P26.6 billion in 2020. The CPES, an adoption of the […]

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Indigenous peoples warn of global delay on forest protection push

Praised as guardians of tropical forests, indigenous peoples have accused governments of failing to follow up billion-dollar pledges in 2021 to enlist their help to halt deforestation. Indigenous groups say 145 governments backing a goal set at November’s COP26 UN climate summit to halt forest losses by 2030 should grant them more money and control […]

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NPDES Permitting/Clean Water Act: Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment – Division of Environmental Quality and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency File Motions in U.S. District Court Action | JD Supra

Download PDF As noted in an April 27th blog post, the Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in the United States District Court (Eastern District – Arkansas) against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”). See Case No. 4:22-cv-359-BSM. The action […]

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Buying weed online in N.L.? Your data’s moving to the ‘Wild West’ of privacy protection, experts say | CBC News

Cybersecurity researcher David Murakami Wood, seen in a file photo, said with the data transfer comes a loss of control. (Submitted by David Murakami Wood) Cannabis N.L. online customers have been asked to consent to having their data transferred from servers in Canada to servers in the United States — and data and privacy experts say […]

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‘Protection of natural environment essential for survival of humanity’

QUETTA: Senator Samina Mumtaz Zehri Sunday said that Balochistan natural environment protection was essential for the survival of humanity. These views were expressed on Sunday by Senator Samina Mumtaz Zehri in a meeting with a delegation of youth from Balochistan. She said ”The goal of protecting natural environment is to draw attention to the damage […]

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Olympic Day celebrated with key message of environment protection

KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association’s (POA) Environment Commission organised a colorful programme here at the KMC Sports Complex to commemorate the Olympic Day on Thursday. Hockey Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui, Olympian boxer Malang Baloch, KDA Director General Syed Muhammad Ali Shah, South Asian karate gold medallist Kulsoom Hazara, national boxer Razia Bano, POA vice-president Fatima Lakhani, Member […]

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Personal Collection’s ongoing environment-centric efforts to scale up protection of PH coastlines

Personal Collection Direct Selling Inc. ramps up mangrove-planting and coastal clean-up activities across the Philippines as it celebrates the triumphant first year of its #GreenLifeGreatLife movement – a commitment to step up the company’s participation in making the world a better place for future generations.  After pioneering the shift from merely recyclable to biodegradable packaging […]

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iTWire – 5 best practices for cloud data protection

GUEST OPINION: Cloud data security measures are critical for data privacy and network security. By 2025, Gartner predicts more than 95% of new digital workloads will be deployed on cloud-native platforms, up from just 30% in 2021. Despite the rapid transition to the cloud, most companies do not have an adequate cloud security strategy to […]

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East Tennesseans accused of fraud in Paycheck Protection loans – Tennessee Lookout

An East Tennessee woman who was already on probation in a federal fraud case is now accused of duping  the Small Business Administration into awarding her a Paycheck Protection Program loan for a fake business and using the money to get plastic surgery in Florida and spend a week recovering at the Trump International Beach […]

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Tom Saviello: ‘Outraged’ by environmental protection board’s inactions

When I was elected to the 125th Legislature as the senator from Franklin County, I was given the honor to serve on a special select committee to deal with LD 1, “An Act to Ensure Regulatory Fairness and Reform.” The committee’s goal was to figure out how we could improve the regulatory environment within the […]