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  1. EU to Address Drinking Water Access Laws Based on Citizens Initiative

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union will examine legislation dealing with access to drinking water, in response to the regional bloc’s first successful citizens’ initiative. “We will launch an EU-wide public ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2014 - 10:10

  2. Former US Congressman Urges Support for Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam

    12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Support for Tajikistan’s controversial $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project should be a priority in American foreign policy in Central Asia, according to a former US ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2014 - 10:04

  3. Romanian Government to Finance Existing Water, Sewage Projects in 2014

    24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Deputy Prime Minister Liviu Dragnea announced last week that the country’s Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration will fund water supply and sewage projects that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2014 - 10:14

  4. European Parliament President Questions Israeli-Palestinian Water Politics

    13 Feb 2014- 09:52 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EU Observer Right-wing Israeli MPs have savaged European Parliament President Martin Schulz over his remarks on water politics.  The German centre-left politician said in a speech in the Knesset on ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2014 - 09:58

  5. Fracking Poses a Threat to European Water: EP Water Group President

    2 Jan 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France Hydraulic fracturing poses a potential threat to European water sources, so European Union member states must ensure that companies exploring for and exploiting shale gas deposits comply with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2014 - 10:08

  6. Frozen Water Tariffs May Put EU Investments in Lithuania at Risk

    20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Many Lithuanian water companies are sinking into debt as service costs rise and municipalities, mindful of upcoming elections, are declining to raise water tariffs. The situation puts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/20/2013 - 10:09

  7. Azerbaijan Urges EP to Press Armenia Over Dangerous Dam

    3 Jul 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report BAKU Azernews Azerbaijan has urged the European Parliament to demand that Armenia carry out capital repairs on a collapsing dam located in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh, Chairman of Azerbaijani Delegation to the ...

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

  8. Azerbaijan Calls on European Parliament to Act on Dam Threat

    21 Jun 2013- 09:50 by Local Press Report BAKU PR Newswire Azerbaijan has called on the European Parliament demanding that Armenia carry out essential maintenance on a dilapidated dam in occupied Nagorno-Karabakh that engineers agree is at risk of failure ...

    Local Press Report - 06/21/2013 - 09:54

  9. Azerbaijan Provides Emergency Plan to Avert Dam Disaster

    13 Jun 2013- 08:11 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency Azerbaijan has unveiled a multi-pronged strategy aimed at saving its citizens in the event of the catastrophic failure or sabatoge of the dilapidated Sarsang Reservoir, which lies in Armenian ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2013 - 08:58

  10. Over 1.5 Million Sign on to Europe’s Right to Water Initiative

    Europe’s first citizens’ initiative, “Water Is a Human Right,” has collected more than 1.5 million signatures across the continent, with eight nations surpassing minimum number of signatures required to create a legislative proposal to the European ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2013 - 10:20

  11. EU to Provide $19.3 Million to Slovenia, Croatia, Austria for Flood Recovery

    1 May 2013- 09:32 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS dalje.com The European Commission on Tuesday proposed a $19.3 million USD aid package from the European Union Solidarity Fund to respond to flooding last autumn, with the majority of the aid going to ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2013 - 10:12

  12. Lithuanian Officials Oppose EC Directive on Water Service Concessions

    Lithuanian officials have expressed opposition to the European Commission’s draft directive on public service concessions due to concerns that it would mean inevitable privatization of public water supply networks. ...

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

  13. EIB Lends Ukraine $259 Million USD For hydro Upgrades

    25 Sep 2012- 08:40 by Local Press Report KIEV EU Neighborhood Info Center The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending $259 million USD to fund the ambitious UkrHydroEnergo program focused on modernising and upgrading electrical energy generation from ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2013 - 19:56

  14. NGOs Call for Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing

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    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  15. Water to Cause Further Tensions in Central Asia

    13 Sep 2012- 10:01 by Local Press Report BAKU Turkish Weekly Central Asian countries will not be able to avoid a further deterioration of relations because of the water problem in the region, a Russian expert on the CIS Vladimir Zharikhin believes. " ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2012 - 11:11

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