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  1. Bagaces Residents Protest Lack of Action on Arsenic Contamination

    1 Apr 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE Inside Costa Rica Residents in Bagaces, one of the Guanacaste communities that has been hardest-hit by arsenic contamination of their water supplies, have had enough. Residents will gather at 6 a.m. on ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2014 - 10:24

  2. Dam Burst Kills Five in Kazakhstan

    1 Apr 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report ASTANA Shanghai Daily A flash flood triggered by a dam burst killed five people and injured nine others in Kazakhstan's northern Karaganda state, the Emergencies Ministry said on Monday. According to the ...

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

  3. Climate Change’s Effects Already Felt Across the Planet: IPCC

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YOKOHAMA, Japan The effects of climate change are being felt in every country on the planet, regardless of size or economic strength, the new UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2014 - 10:21

  4. 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

  5. IADB Lent $2.8 Billion in 2013 for Sustainability

    1 Apr 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) committed $2.8 billion in 2013 for projects that address climate change, sustainable energy and environmental sustainability, ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2014 - 10:22

  6. NGOs Issue Joint Declaration Against Laos’s Xayaburi Dam

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand A group of 39 non-governmental and civil society organizations this week issued a joint declaration opposing Laos’s continued construction of the controversial Xayaburi Dam on the main stem of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2014 - 10:04

  7. Pakistan Faces 30 Percent Water Shortages During Summer Crop Season

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani farmers will face a 30 percent water shortfall during the summer crop season, which starts April 1, the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) said last week. After its March 25 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2014 - 10:21

  8. Latvian Town Warned of Tap Water Contamination

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIGA, Latvia Jelgava, a town of 65,000 people in central Latvia, has been forced to warn residents not to drink the tap water after routine testing found high levels of dangerous microbes, iron and sulfates in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2014 - 10:21

  9. Colombia Lifts Restrictions on Bulk Water Sales to Cundinamarca Region

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia The Colombian government will authorize bulk water sales from Bogota to the Cundinamarca region “as long as clear rules for delivery are established,” President Juan Manuel Santos said last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2014 - 10:21

  10. Earthquake Hits Near China's Three Gorges Dam

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report BEIJING Ecns.cn A magnitude-4.7 earthquake hit Zigui county, where the Three Gorges Dam is located on Sunday morning, the second in three days to strike near the world's largest hydropower project in Central ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

  11. Ho Chi Minh City to Host Next Mekong River Commission Meeting in April

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report HO CHI MINH CITY Shanghai Daily Vietnam's southern economic hub Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City will host the second summit of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) on April 2-5 that focuses on cross border cooperation, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

  12. Kyrgyzstan to Begin Construction of Upper Naryn Hydropower Facility in April

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24 News Agency The construction of Upper Naryn cascade hydropower plants (HPP) will start in April. The General Director of Lengidroproekt Vladimir Pekhtin and the Chairman of Upper Naryn HPP CJSC Igor ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

  13. Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán Is Highly Polluted

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Tico Times Lake Atitlán is a justified staple on the Central American tourist trail. However, over the past few years, agrochemicals, raw sewage, litter and shore development have taken their toll, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

  14. Peru Orders Chinese Mining Company to Stop Operations

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report LIMA Ecns.cn Peruvian authorities have ordered Chinese State-owned mining giant Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) to partially halt its activities at a copper facility until it stops dumping waste, AFP ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

  15. Chinese Authorities Investigate Pollution in Southwestern Lake

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DALI, China Local environmental authorities last week launched an investigation into reported pollution of Erhai Lake in Dali, in China’s southwester Yunnan province. The problem came to light via social media ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

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