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UN General Assembly Declares Access To Clean And Healthy Environment A Universal Human Right

OWP 19 Aug 2022
Boyd anticipates the recognition of the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment will provoke similar changes, as this “should lead to constitutional and legislative improvements at the regional, national, and sub-national levels, with positive implications for air ...

Richard Hackett: We need to change our messaging and shout our successes from the rooftops

Irish Independent 19 Aug 2022
You can see it in the disturbed stubbles now turning a luxuriant green.The nitrogen in these green weeds is now safe from loss to the environment — a win for water quality, the purpose of the regulations.More importantly, this greenery will break down again next spring and become available to next year’s crop.

NSB officials listen to concerns regarding proposed noise regulation ordinance

Daytona Beach News-Journal 19 Aug 2022
The purpose of the city code's new noise regulation section “is to regulate noise and to ensure the peaceful enjoyment of the environment for the benefit of the citizens’ health, safety and welfare,” and “to address unreasonably loud, excessive, unnecessary or unusual noises.”.

Vegetable exporters project US$7m revenue by next year

B & FT Online 19 Aug 2022
The revenue projection is the result of increasing demands in the EU and US markets coupled with high production capacity in Ghana ... Diwura said ... “At the end of the day, the industry must operate within a strong regulatory environment, hence the considerations for an authority to regulate the fruit and vegetables sector,” Mr. Korboe disclosed ... ....

Reordering of the federal-state balance creates issues too, by Carl P. Leubsdorf

Atlantic City 19 Aug 2022
Carl P ... the No Child Left Behind Education Act, the Medicare Prescription Drug Act, the Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank Securities Regulation Act and several measures to mitigate the COVID pandemic’s impact ... Wade abortion ruling, and the decision curbing the Environment Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases ... .

360 DigiTech Announces Second Quarter 2022 Unaudited Financial Results and Declares Quarterly ...

Kentucky New Era 19 Aug 2022
Such efforts not only enabled us to drive better risk performance in an otherwise challenging environment, but also allowed us to further lowered our product pricing during this quarter ... “We are pleased to report another quarter of solid financial results in a challenging macro environment.

Oil Theft: Arrest of 3m Barrel-capacity Supertanker Reflects Scale of Crisis

This Day 19 Aug 2022
“It is also a strong warning to criminals, their sponsors and connivers that the Nigerian Navy will leave no stone unturned in ensuring the safety and security of Nigeria’s Maritime Environment (NME) as well as the observance of due process and extant regulations by all maritime stakeholders within the NME,” the Nigerian Navy stated. .

OUR VIEW: Looking out for No. 1

Stillwater News Press 18 Aug 2022
and prevention and remediation of energy-related pollution of the environment ...Balancing the rights and needs of the people with those of regulated entities through development and enforcement of regulations in an open, transparent, ethical, and just manner ... federal regulations?.

Binance secures approval for Kazakhstan operations

Manila Bulletin 18 Aug 2022
Binance’s CEO expressed his gratitude to AFSA for giving the trust to allow operations in Kazakhstan, stating Binance’s commitment to being a compliance-first exchange and providing products and services in a safe and well-regulated environment around the world.

Issues around staffing at some nursing homes - HIQA

RTE 18 Aug 2022
... people in which it found that 15 centres were either fully or substantially compliant with regulations ... The report stated that while the centre provided a homely environment for residents, further improvement was needed to achieve compliance with infection control regulations.

PFA stops sale, production of food point

Urdu Point 18 Aug 2022
PFA Director General Shoaib Khan Jadoon said that the purpose of the operation was ensuring healthy, safe and adulteration-free food for the public in the market as per the Punjab Pure Food Regulations ... Pure Food Regulations.

Sewage heads for the sea: the suffocation of UK waterways

New Statesman 18 Aug 2022
Figures from the Environment Agency (EA), one of the UK’s water regulators, show there were more than 400,000 raw sewage discharges in England in 2020, adding up to over 3.1 million hours – a year-on-year increase of 37 per cent ... The regulator has also confirmed there will be £51bn of investment by the water companies over the next five years.

More homes (not more government) needed to make housing affordable

Orange County Register 18 Aug 2022
Homes cost too much in California not because buyers can’t afford them but because there is a profound lack of supply and that shortage is almost entirely a function of regulation ... Even where the regulations allow permits, litigation in the name of the environment often makes development impossible without meaningful public health benefits.

Pace� Life Sciences Acquires Meridian BioGroup, Expanding Regulatory, Compliance, and ...

Kentucky New Era 18 Aug 2022
Meridian specializes in bringing industry experts from regulatory affairs, quality, validation, and related backgrounds to meet its clients' needs in FDA-regulated environments ... validation, and related backgrounds to meet its clients' needs in FDA-regulated environments.

Who's Polluting Our Water? - ITV Tonight

ITV 18 Aug 2022
Water companies agree there is an urgent need for action to tackle the harm caused to the environment by spills from storm overflows and wastewater treatment works. They are investing over £3bn to improve overflows as part of a wider national programme to improve the environment between 2020 and 2025.”.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers his annual State of the Nation Address ahead of the country's Independence Day, at the parliament building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.
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