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  1. Environmentalist Warns of Pesticide Pollution in Rio Grande

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SALTILLO, Mexico The Rio Grande is being polluted by pesticides, and this could affect the people who use the river’s water for human consumption, Waldo Terry Carrillo, president of the environmental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  2. Malaysian Health Ministry to Introduce Safe Drinking Water Bill

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Malaysian Health Ministry will soon introduce a Safe Drinking Water Bill in the country's Parliament. The bill aims to protect consumers from potential hazards due to unsafe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2014 - 10:07

  3. Russia's Olympic Construction Dumping Waste in Water Protection Zone

    30 Oct 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report SOCHI MACLEANS Trucks rumble to the edge of a gigantic pit filled with spray cans, tires and foam sheets and dump a stream of concrete slabs that send up a cloud of limestone dust. Other trucks pile clay on top and ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2013 - 10:01

  4. Locals Call on US, Mexico to Clean Rio Grande

    25 Oct 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report LAREDO Tucson Sentinel Perez’s town is one of many along the Texas-Mexico border where water supplies are threatened by persistent pollution in the Rio Grande, due, in part, to raw sewage coming from Nuevo Laredo ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2013 - 10:13

  5. Pakistan’s Keenjhar Lake Threatened by Industrial Pollution

    23 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Two main industrial zones of Pakistan-- Kotri and Nooriabad-- are still releasing their effluents into Keenjhar Lake, which is protected under the international Ramsar Convention, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2013 - 10:04

  6. Taipei Officials Worry That Landfill Could Pollute Keelung River

    Taipei authorites have raised concerns that a landfill in Neihu district will cause pollution of the Keelung River. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 10:00

  7. Xinxiang Environmental Authorities Search for Source of "Red River" Pollution

    Environmental authorities in Xinniang City in China’s Henan province are investigating the cause of pollution in the West Meng Jiangnu River, after local residents and bloggers last week reported that the river’s water had turned red. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 19:06

  8. Conversations With Water Leaders: Pat Mulroy on Urban Water Conservation and Trans-Boundary Cooperation

    First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  9. Henan Government Buys Water to Replenish Polluted Li River

    The government of China’s Henan Province has resorted to purchasing water from an upstream reservoir to replenish the polluted Li River, the main source of drinking water for the city of Luohe, according to local news sources. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  10. Puerto Rico at Risk of Water Shortages

    Puerto Rico is facing water shortages, with the territory’s Aqueduct and Sewerage Authority (AAA) announcing on March 25 that water volume in all eight of its main reservoirs are below optimum levels. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2013 - 10:18

  11. Taiwan to Require Chemical Registration to Better Control Pollution

    1 Mar 2013- 09:25 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Focus Taiwan News Channel Taiwan can achieve better control of the toxic substances discharged by high polluting industries if local companies are required to register the toxic chemicals they use in ...

    Local Press Report - 03/01/2013 - 10:10

  12. Obama Reiterates Call for Climate Change Action

    In his first State of the Union Address address since being elected to a second term as president, Barack Obama emphasized the need for the United States to lead the way in taking action on climate change, revisiting one of the themes of his inauguration ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  13. Puerto Rico Aqueducts and Sewers Authority, Facing Financial Crisis, Pushes Major Rate Hike

    Puerto Rico’s Aqueducts and Sewers Authority (AAA) is facing a financial crisis, with a deficit of $350 million USD and financial obligations to the Environmental Protection Agency of over $3 billion USD. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2013 - 10:12

  14. Industrial Wastewater Threatens Karachi Water Supply

    Industrial effluents are contaminating a major source of water supply Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, according to a new analysis released last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2013 - 10:04

  15. Taiwan's EPA Approves Science Park Expansion

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    Local Press Report - 02/05/2013 - 10:11

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