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  1. Hydro Tasmania Quits Controversial Sarawak Dams, NGO "Dirty Politics" Blamed

    Renewable energy company Hydro Tasmania announced this week that it will pull its personnel out of Malaysia’s Sarawak state by the end of 2013. Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud has shrugged off the company's announcement as "no ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  2. Kalmykia, Russia Reveals Water Plan, Fights Desertification

    The governor of the Russian republic of Kalmykia, Alexei Orlov, has given a detailed interview to local media in which he outlines his plans for the region's water assets to 2018. The nature and variety of problems facing Kalmykia mean that the water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  3. Saudi Arabia Announces $4.5 Billion Investment in Desal, Power

    Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation Governor Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim announced this week that the kingdom plans to invest $4.5 billion USD in desalination and power projects over the next few weeks, including a $1.01 billion USD desal plant contract ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  4. Yemen Will Be Greatly Affected by Climate Change

    Head of the General Authority for Environmental Protection Eng. ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  5. Indian Company Looks to Build Three Hydropower Plants in Belarus

    6 Dec 2012- 09:50 by Local Press Report MINSK Belarusian Telegraph Agency An Indian company is interested in investment projects to construct three hydropower plants in Belarus. The projects are estimated at about $90 million USD, Spokesman for the ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  6. Zimbabwe's Red Cross to Provide $3.4 Million USD for Water Improvements

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    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  7. Pakistan, Korea Sign Water Agreements

    6 Dec 2012- 09:38 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Nation Pakistan and South Korea Wednesday inked two agreements for the Malakand Tunnel Construction Project and for development of water resources infrastructure including dams. President Asif Ali Zardari ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  8. Ecuador Proposes Oil Levy for Climate Fund

    6 Dec 2012- 09:12 by Local Press Report DOHA Bloomberg Businessweek Ecuador plans to propose a levy on every barrel of oil sold by OPEC members to help fund projects that cut greenhouse gases and protect against the effects of climate change. The proposal ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  9. Colombian Couple Make a Home in Abandoned Sewer

    6 Dec 2012- 09:06 by Local Press Report MEDELLIN NY Daily News Colombian couple turns abandoned sewer into home for the past 22 years. Miguel Restrepo and wife Maria Garcia have fixed up their Medellin digs with a bed, kitchen, chair and even electricity. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2013 - 09:18

  10. Greenpeace Accuses Mexican Textiles of Dumping Toxics

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    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  11. Azerbaijani Republic Wants to Modernize Capital's Water System

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    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  12. Mongolia Farmers Worried About Mine Contaminating Limited Water Supplies

    6 Dec 2012- 08:28 by Local Press Report ULAN BATOR UPI Mongolia's nomadic herders are concerned about the future of already-limited water supplies due to Rio Tinto's $6 billion Oyu Tolgoi, the world's largest undeveloped copper-gold project ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2012 - 10:05

  13. Japan’s Deadly Tunnel Collapse Reveals Problems With Aging Infrastructure

    The collapse of hundreds of concrete ceiling slabs last weekend in a tunnel outside Tokyo is raising calls for more spending on Japan’s aging infrastructure. However, the country simply might not have the money. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2012 - 10:12

  14. Russia's First-Ever Nanotechnology Center Launched in Kazan

    The Russian city of Kazan has launched a nanotechnology center, the first facility of its kind in the country. The Kazan Nanotechnology Center has already created a high-tech machine capable of producing water 18 times cleaner than distilled water. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2012 - 10:12

  15. Mexico’s Calderón Inaugurates Testing Phase of Controversial Independencia Pipeline

    Outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderón inaugurated the testing phase of the Independencia Pipeline project at El Novillo Dam, which will supply the pipeline. ...

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

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