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    Conceptual artist Senga Nengudi is one of the few internationally famous artists who lives in Colorado. That makes Senga Nengudi: Topologies, a survey of her forty-year-long career, a natural choice for a show at the Denver Art Museum. Interestingly, the exhibit itself didn't originate here; it was organized in Munich by Stephanie Weber at the...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador inaugurated a dam in northern Mexico on Wednesday even though work was symbolically suspended by anthropologists because it is flooding thousand-year-old Indigenous sites containing rock carvings and the remains of pre-Hispanic dwellings. The Los Pilares dam is the latest in a series of government infrastructure...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and Sudan suspended talks with Ethiopia after it proposed linking a deal on its newly constructed reservoir and giant hydroelectric dam to a broader agreement about the Blue Nile waters that would replace a colonial-era accord with Britain. The African Union-led talks among the three key Nile basin countries are trying...
    BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Two companies that own or operate dams that failed in the Midland area have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which would allow them to reorganize their finances. Boyce Hydro and Boyce Hydro Power owe at least $6.1 million for a series of loans through Chicago-based Byline Bank, according to a filing...
    BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Two companies that own or operate dams that failed in the Midland area have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which would allow them to reorganize their finances. Boyce Hydro and Boyce Hydro Power owe at least $6.1 million for a series of loans through Chicago-based Byline Bank, according to...
    Flood-ravaged areas of China faced a new threat on Monday as Typhoon Hagupit approached its eastern coast, bringing 55-mile-per-hour wind gusts and more heavy rain. The previous typhoon, Sinlaku, is still bringing heavy rainfall to parts of China, while unnamed storms continue popping up across flooded provinces.  Hagupit, the fourth typhoon of the season,...
    WHITE RIVER, Wash. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers will complete a fish trapping facility 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Seattle in October that will be the largest in North America. The White River Fish Passage Facility will be able to handle an estimated one million salmon per year. The $131 million facility...
    CAIRO (AP) — Three key Nile basin countries on Monday resumed their negotiations to resolve a years-long dispute over the operation and filling of a giant hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile, officials said. The talks came a day after tens of thousands of Ethiopians flooded the streets of their capital,...
    MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — The Historical Society of Michigan is expected to present donations to two Midland County organizations damaged by flooding due to dam failures along the Tittabawassee River. Checks of just over $5,000 will be presented Thursday to the Midland County Historical Society and the Sanford Area Historical Society. The Sanford Area Historical...
    By ELIAS MESERET, Asscoiated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians in the capital are celebrating progress in the construction of the country’s dam on the Nile River, which has caused regional controversy over its filling. In joyful demonstrations urged by posts on social media and apparently endorsed by the government, tens of thousands of...
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians in the capital are celebrating progress in the construction of the country’s dam on the Nile River, which has caused regional controversy over its filling. In joyful demonstrations urged by posts on social media and apparently endorsed by the government, tens of thousands of residents flooded the streets...
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A third inspector is expected to be hired for Michigan’s Dam Safety Program. The hiring of a senior environmental engineer will improve the safety of state-regulated dams, according to Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). The inspector will increase team efficiencies in tracking the more than 1,050 state-regulated...
    AZUSA, Calif. (KABC) -- A 240-acre brush fire continued to blacken land in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa Friday as dangerous weather conditions posed a greater threat for other blazes to spark across Southern California.The fast-moving fire was 40% contained Friday morning after erupting some time before 2 p.m. Thursday along San Gabriel Canyon...
    ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CBSLA) — Firefighters Friday were continuing to battle a brush fire which broke out in heavy brush in the Angeles National Forest Thursday afternoon, prompting evacuations of the area. The Dam Fire erupted around 2 p.m. near the 9500 block of North San Gabriel Canyon Road, north of Azusa, according to the...
    ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CBSLA) — Firefighters Friday were continuing to battle a brush fire which broke out in heavy brush in the Angeles National Forest Thursday afternoon, prompting evacuations of the area. The Dam Fire erupted around 2 p.m. near the 9500 block of North San Gabriel Canyon Road, north of Azusa, according to the...
    By ROBERT JABLON | The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom has appealed directly to investor Warren Buffett to support demolishing four hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border to save salmon populations that have dwindled to almost nothing. Newsom on Wednesday sent a letter to Buffett urging him to back...
    AZUSA, Calif. (KABC) -- A 240-acre brush fire continued to blacken land in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa Friday as dangerous weather conditions posed a greater threat for other blazes to spark across Southern California.The fast-moving fire was 10% contained Friday morning after erupting some time before 2 p.m. Thursday along San Gabriel Canyon...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom has appealed directly to investor Warren Buffet to support demolishing four hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border to save salmon populations that have dwindled to almost nothing. Newsom on Wednesday sent a letter to Buffet urging him to back the Klamath River project, which would...
    By ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom has appealed directly to investor Warren Buffet to support demolishing four hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border to save salmon populations that have dwindled to almost nothing. Newsom on Wednesday sent a letter to Buffet urging him to back the...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom has appealed directly to investor Warren Buffet to support demolishing four hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border to save salmon populations that have dwindled to almost nothing. Newsom on Wednesday sent a letter to Buffet urging him to back the Klamath River project, which would...
    AZUSA, Calif. (KABC) -- Some evacuations are being ordered north of Morris Dam as firefighters battle a brush fire that has grown to 240 acres in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa.The fire, dubbed the Dam Fire, erupted some time before 2 p.m. Thursday along San Gabriel Canyon Road, officials said. The flames are burning...
    AZUSA, Calif. -- Firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 240 acres in the Angeles National Forest and is 0% contained, officials said.The fire, dubbed the Dam Fire, erupted some time before 2 p.m. Thursday along San Gabriel Canyon Road, officials said. The flames are burning uphill in a remote area with heavy...
    AZUSA, Calif. -- Firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 120 acres in the Angeles National Forest and is 0% contained, officials said.The fire, dubbed the Dam Fire, erupted some time before 2 p.m. Thursday along San Gabriel Canyon Road, officials said. The flames are burning uphill in a remote area with heavy...
    Australia’s Spectator revealed on Thursday that police received nearly 100 corruption complaints during the construction of the world’s largest hydroelectric dam, the Three Gorges Dam, currently straining under the pressure of once-in-a-century floods. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is not eager to discuss how many corners might have been cut to make up for the funds that...
    GUADALUPE VALLEY LAKES, Texas – A settlement has been reached in one of the court cases regarding Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority and the property owners along the Guadalupe Valley lakes. The GBRA owns the six dams that create the Guadalupe Valley Lakes system and the waters within the lakes. Those lakes include Lake Dunlap, Lake McQueeny,...
    The Nile is seen as Egypt’s lifeblood – without its waters the country fears for its survival As Ethiopia celebrated rains which began filling a controversial dam on a tributary of the River Nile, Egypt was fuming. The North African nation had long been opposed to any development on the Nile upstream that could...
    Nervous residents living below the massive Three Gorges Dam on China’s Yangtze River are building up flood defenses and heading for higher ground as new floodwaters surge toward the dam. Even if the almost unimaginable catastrophe of a structural failure is avoided, the locals are apprehensive that further emergency discharges of water from Three...
    CHINA is facing new cover-up claims amid fears the world’s biggest dam is about to collapse causing a tidal wave which could wipe out entire cities. Sections of the vast Three Gorges Dam in the central Hubei Province are reported to have moved under enormous pressure sparked by torrential rains. 7A security guard looking at...
    Residents and visitors in a city in Washington state were sent scrambling for safety on Tuesday after receiving a warning about a dam failure that thankfully turned out to be just a false alarm. The incident happened around 11:15 a.m. local time when the failure alarm at the Tolt Dam, a 200-foot high earth-filled dam,...
    CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s prime minister met Tuesday with Egypt’s intelligence chief in the Sudanese capital, the government said, as tensions rise over a colossal hydroelectric dam being built on the Blue Nile. Sudan’s government gave scant details about the one-day private meeting between Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and Abbas Kamel, saying only that it...
    Torrential rains in China continued this week, threatening even worse floods after almost 24 million people have been impacted by 433 overflowing rivers, with millions evacuated and at least 142 dead as of Tuesday.  The largest of those rivers, the Yangtze, remains the focus of great concern. The third major flood of the year hit...
    CAIRO/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Egypt and Sudan criticized Ethiopia for what they called unilateral filling of its Blue Nile dam at a new round of talks that kicked off on Monday to regulate the flow of water from the huge project. Sudan and Egypt both fear the $4 billion hydroelectric dam could lead to water shortages...
    WASHINGTON - Since President Donald Trump announced an America First approach on foreign policy in his inaugural address in January 2017,  critics have accused him of abandoning international norms and forsaking U.S. global leadership, while supporters say he has boldly taken on foreign policy challenges that his predecessors have failed, including defeating a global...
    “Any hurricane is an great obstacle,” Gov. Greg Abbott stated in a information convention Saturday. “This obstacle is difficult and produced even much more serious, seeing that it is sweeping by way of an area that is the most challenged spot in the point out for Covid-19.” Hanna made landfall Saturday evening on Padre Island,...
    Chinese state media is taking some heat – even from within the tightly-controlled Chinese Internet – for minimizing the danger of a flood disaster that has already ruined millions of lives, and threatens to unleash an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe if the massive Three Gorges hydroelectric dam fails. A social media post from the state-run Xinhua...
    There are a few odd but interesting things in Nate Cohn’s analysis of recent polls. For example, Joe Biden is now close to erasing the Republicans’ traditional advantage with white voters, but he’s underperforming with Black and Hispanic people compared to Hillary Clinton. While it’s been widely reported that Biden is winning with voters over 65, ordinarily...
    SMITHLAND, Ky. (AP) — One man died and search crews were looking for another after a boat capsized near the Smithland Lock and Dam on the Ohio River, Kentucky officials said. The men, who were from southern Illinois, were fishing from an 18-foot Jon boat near the dam Thursday morning when their vessel overturned, authorities...
    Chinese dictator Xi Jinping on Thursday touted advances in the “great socialist cause” over the past century, including the “War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea” – i.e. the Chinese military intervention that unleashed the inhuman evil of the North Korean Communist regime upon the people of Korea and the world – and culminating...
    TWO young siblings have reportedly drowned to death in a dam after their parents thought they were napping. Dameon de Vries, 7, and his sister, Kaylie, 5, drowned in a dam on the Vlooikraal farm in the village of Baardskeerdersbos in the South African province of Western Cape. 5Dameon de Vries, 7, and his sister,...
    By ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister on Wednesday hailed the first filling of a massive dam that has led to tensions with Egypt, saying two turbines will begin generating power next year. Abiy Ahmed’s statement, read out on state media outlets, came a day after he and the...
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister on Wednesday hailed the first filling of a massive dam that has led to tensions with Egypt, saying two turbines will begin generating power next year. Abiy Ahmed’s statement, read out on state media outlets, came a day after he and the leaders of Egypt and Sudan...
    By Kirstin Ridley and Zandi Shabalala LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo-Australian miner BHP has dismissed as pointless and wasteful a 5 billion pound ($6.3 billion) English lawsuit by 200,000 Brazilian people and groups over the 2015 collapse of a dam that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster. Kicking off an eight-day hearing in Manchester, northern England,...
    Graphic copyright EPA/MAXAR Systems Picture caption The job has been a supply of huge diplomatic tension for just about a decade Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume talks above the Grand Renaissance Dam reservoir on the Blue Nile, adhering to a digital summit. The job has been a source...
    The project has been a source of huge diplomatic tension for almost a decade Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume talks over the Grand Renaissance Dam reservoir on the Blue Nile, following a virtual summit. The project has been a source of huge diplomatic tension since its construction began in Ethiopia in...
    Chinese officials ordered more evacuations on Monday and Tuesday as heavy rains continued to flood tributaries of the Yangtze River, dangerously elevating the water level and raising new concerns about the safety of the region’s many dams, including the massive Three Gorges hydroelectric plant. Roughly two million people have already been displaced by floods during...
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister said Tuesday his country, Egypt and Sudan have reached a “major common understanding which paves the way for a breakthrough agreement” on a massive dam project that has led to sharp regional tensions and led some to fear military conflict. The statement by Abiy Ahmed’s office came as new...