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  1. Taiwan, US Sign Environmental Partnership Agreement

    14 Apr 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Focus Taiwan Taiwan announced the inauguration of the International Environmental Partnership Monday, with the United States becoming a founding partner of the program aimed at sharing experience and ...

    Local Press Report - 04/14/2014 - 10:11

  2. North American Development Bank to Finance Six More Environmental Projects on US/Mexico Border

    10 May 2013- 08:19 by Local Press Report Imperial Valley Press Two Imperial Valley projects were among six environmental infrastructure projects along the U.S.- Mexico border that are set to receive funding from the Border Environmen t Cooperation ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2013 - 09:01

  3. US, Mexico Close to Agreement on Sharing Colorado River Water

    The United States and Mexico could soon sign a five-year agreement that would add new areas in Mexico to the 1944 treaty between the two countries on sharing the waters of the Colorado River, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on November 9, quoting US ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  4. US EPA Representative Calls Mexican Drought a “Silent Tsunami”

    An official from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week described the drought in Mexico as a “silent tsunami,” warning that in years to come it will be a challenge to supply sufficient water to satisfy the country’s needs. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  5. Mexico, US to Sign Environmental Border Pact

    7 Aug 2012- 07:33 by Local Press Report CA, LOS ANGELES US Environmental Protection Agency On Wednesday, August 8th, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will join Mexico Environment Minister Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/07/2012 - 08:57

  6. Water and Sanitation Fare Better Than Other Development Issues in Final Rio Document

    The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) concluded on June 22 with the signing of an international agreement that left most environmental and development specialists longing for more.  The document, titled “The Future We Want,” ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2012 - 12:15

  7. U.S. Water Partnership Launched With Commitments of Over $500 Million USD

    The US Water Partnership (USWP), originally announced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on World Water Day in March, officially launched on June 20 at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, with over $500 million USD in financial ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  8. Puerto Rico Senate Moves to Ban MTBE

    12 Jan 2012- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico The government of Puerto Rico seeks to ban the sale and use of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) due to water and air pollution concerns. MTBE is used as a gasoline additive.  Puerto ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:32

  9. BECC, NADB Certify Four New Projects

    27 Dec 2011- 14:31 by Local Press Report TX, SAN ANTONIO North American Development Bank The Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB) announced certification of four new ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:33

  10. US EPA Official Urges “Border 2020” Plan

    29 Sep 2011- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, CA, SAN DIEGO With the Border 2012 set to expire next year, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Jared Blumenfeld is working with Mexico, 10 border states ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  11. El Salvador Extends State of Emergency in Sitio del Niño

    1 Sep 2011- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador On August 19, El Salvador extended the state of emergency it declared in Sitio del None for another year, according to Minister of Environment and Water Resources Herman Rosa Chavez. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:46

  12. Battery Recycling Business Ordered to Cut Lead Pollution

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:47

  13. Tiny Amounts of Dioxin Found in Streams Near Camp Carroll

    21 Jun 2011- 08:43 by Local Press Report SEOUL JoongAng Daily (South Korea) Very small amounts of dioxin were found in stream water near Camp Carroll in Chilgok, North Gyeongsang, Korea, a joint Korea-U.S. investigation team said. The team had performed ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:55

  14. Kenyan Utilities Adopt Best Practices on Water Safety

    20 Jun 2011- 14:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Water service providers in Kenya have adopted globally recognized tools that promote water safety across the value chain in order to achieve national benchmarks on access to safe drinking water. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:55

  15. North American Development Bank Lends $4.8 Million USD for Sewage Treatment in Tijuana

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 15:12

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