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  1. UN Secretary General Hails Czech Republic's New Stance on Climate Change

    8 Apr 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Prague Monitor U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, on a visit to Prague, Friday welcomed the Czech Republic's revised stand on the climate change, which was previously sceptical and mainly embodied by ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2014 - 10:09

  2. Czech Brewers Prepare for Drought

    1 Apr 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Prague Post Breweries in the Czech Republic are afraid of drought and they are preparing water-saving measures just as other industrial firms and farmers who are bracing themselves for the impact of climate ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2014 - 10:20

  3. Czech Scientists Oppose Danube-Oder-Elbe Water Corridor

    28 Feb 2014- 09:36 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Prague Daily Monitor Construction of the Danube-Oder-Elbe water corridor would be unfounded and unsubstantiated in economic, social as well as environmental terms, the Czech Academy of Science's (AV) ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2014 - 09:36

  4. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

  5. Czech Firm to Help Philippine City With Flood System

    20 Nov 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report CAGAYAN DE ORO Sun Star Experts from the Czech Republic are helping the Cagayan de Oro City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) beef up the city’s flood warning system through creation of a web ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2013 - 10:07

  6. Czech Farmers to Receive Flood Compensation

    9 Oct 2013- 10:07 by Local Press Report PRAGUE The Fish Site Farmers hit by the disastrous floods in June have received a government memorandum telling them they can seek compensation, to be issued from the European Commission. The Office of the Ministry ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2013 - 10:07

  7. Increasing Water Prices in Europe Could Increase Efficiency

    30 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark Eliminating flat-fee water programs and charging for water based on volume used, would increase the overall price of water, but would also encourage more efficient behavior in both ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2014 - 10:08

  8. Czechs View Tap Water As Same Quality As Bottled Water

    8 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Fast Market Research Czech consumers remained hesitant about spending on bottled water (on soft drinks in general) in 2012 amid unstable purchasing power. Czech consumers drank more tap water mixed with ...

    Local Press Report - 08/08/2013 - 10:14

  9. European Fashion Industry a Large Water Consumer

    2 Aug 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report Balkans.com The European fashion industry is a huge consumer of fresh water. Estimates point to 600 million cubic meter of fresh water being consumed yearly in Europe by the textile and clothing industry; not a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2013 - 09:54

  10. Czech Finance Ministry to Allocate Another $102 Million for Flood Damages

    29 Jul 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Prague Daily Monitor The Czech Finance Ministry will provide further $102 million USD from this year's budget for the removal of damage caused by floods that hit the Czech Republic in early June, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2013 - 10:13

  11. FCC Sells 49 percent of Czech Water Business to Mitsui

    3 Jul 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report PRAGUE FCC has made further progress towards meeting the objectives in its Strategic Plan. The company has reached an agreement to sell 49% of water company SmVak, in the Czech Republic, to Mitsui for 97 million ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2013 - 10:15

  12. New Flood Alerts in Czech Republic

    26 Jun 2013- 09:29 by Local Press Report PRAGUE The Wall Street Journal Emergency teams and volunteers in the Czech Republic haven’t yet fully dismantled barriers assembled earlier this month to combat the worst flooding in a decade and now they may have ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2013 - 09:29

  13. Romanians Protest Chevron’s Fracking Plans

    Thousands of Romanians gathered on May 27 to protest plans by US energy giant Chevron to begin hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to obtain natural gas reserves from shale rock in the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 10:25

  14. Romanian Ministry Approves Chevron’s Shale Gas Permit

    The Romanian Environment Ministry announced this week that it had approved shale gas exploration permits to US oil company Chevron. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2013 - 09:59

  15. Czech Government Moves to Fine Municipalities That Don’t Invest in Infrstructure Maintenance

    Hundreds of Czech municipalities, especially smaller ones, are not putting aside part of the rates collected for water and sewage services to invest in reconstruction and modernization of their infrastructure – something they are required to do under ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2013 - 10:11

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