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The Gresham-Barlow School District has agreed to pay $60,000 and make sweeping changes across its nearly two dozen campuses after a transgender elementary school teacher complained of more than a year of harassment from coworkers.
America’s long complacency about its water supply is being eroded not just by crises like Flint, Michigan’s lead-poisoned pipes, but by a growing realization that, as clean water becomes scarcer, especially in the West, it can’t remain so cheap. In Texas, the Great Plains and California, groundwater is disappearing. More than 40 million people now live in drought-affected areas in the 11 Western states, where more than half the land is officially designated “abnormally dry.” The real problem in a larger sense isn’t a lack of water—the oceans are full of it.
TULARE COUNTY, Calif. — Once a month, the residents of Matheny Tract, one of hundreds of poor and largely Latino enclaves tucked deep in California’s Central Valley, gather in the shade of a neighbor’s carport, chihuahuas dozing at their feet. The subject of their meetings is always the same: water.
When George Hawkins took over Washington, D. C.’s water authority in 2009, the agency was still reeling from a Flint-style scandal eight years earlier, when its drinking water was revealed to have lead levels 5 to 20 times the EPA limit. There were charges of a coverup; a study later determined that 42,000 kids had been put at risk of health problems.
House Republicans are attempting to hold together a rare bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances as a committee begins considering the legislation Wednesday.
The bill to create a financial control board and restructure some of the U. S. territory's $70 billion debt has support from House Republican and Democratic leaders, as well as the Obama administration.