The Senate Appropriations Committee will consider Senate Bill 790, which sets environmental protection standards for conventional oil and gas well drilling and legalizes road dumping of wastewater from conventional wells.
In Venezuela, a crumbling economy and the collapse of even basic state infrastructure means water comes irregularly — and drinking it is an increasingly risky gamble. The New York Times ran tests and found dangerous levels of bacteria.
Greens make major election gains as the anti-immigration SVP suffers a setback, projections show. "It is not a green wave, it is a tsunami, a hurricane," deputy party leader Celina Vara told Swiss radio.