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  • 25 Aug 2016 - 10:54 - BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Brazilian court has temporarily suspended all environmental licenses for Samarco’s Germano iron ore complex in Minas Gerais state. The mine was the site of a massive tailings dam burst last November.

  • 25 Aug 2016 - 10:54 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Indian Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti has announced $60 million USD worth of projects under the country’s Namami Gange (Clean Ganges) initiative.

  • 25 Aug 2016 - 10:54 - WINDHOEK, Namibia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Namibia’s leading mining company, Rössing Uranium, a subsidiary of British-Australian Rio Tinto Group has won an appeal to build a coastal water desalination plant.

  • 25 Aug 2016 - 10:54 - BERLIN, Germany - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United Nations University - Institute for Environment Human Security (UNU-EHS) has launched 2016’s annual World Risk Report with a core findin

  • 25 Aug 2016 - 10:54 - HANOI, Vietnam - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group has reported that inspectors from Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment have identified 58 environmental protection issues in the company’s operati

  • 25 Aug 2016 - 10:54 - TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir.

  • 25 Aug 2016 - 10:54 - SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Costa Rica’s National Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) has received five environmental viability requests from companies that want permission to implement desalination projects, according to the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE).

  • 24 Aug 2016 - 10:29 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will sign the contracts for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on September 5th and 6th, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid announced this week.

  • 24 Aug 2016 - 10:17 - TÂRGOVIȘTE, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Compania de Apă Târgoviște Dâmbovița (CATD), the local water provider in Romania’s Dâmbovița County, has announced a water rationing schedule in some areas due to the recent drought.

  • 24 Aug 2016 - 10:10 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Panamanian government is considering a plan to restructure the National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewerage (IDAAN) by transforming it into a single national service company, or a number of municipal-level service companies.

  • 24 Aug 2016 - 10:29 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has expressed alarm at the “catastrophic” humanitarian situation in northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram militants have displaced nearly 2 million people over the past three years.

  • 24 Aug 2016 - 10:29 - LIMA, Peru - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski this week emphasized the need for the public to pay for water services.

  • 24 Aug 2016 - 10:29 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Chinese government this week initiated a level-IV emergency response plan due to drought in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

  • 24 Aug 2016 - 10:29 - MOSCOW, Russia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Construction of hydropower plants on the Selenge River in Mongolia could pose a threat to the Baikal omul – a species of whitefish endemic to Lake Baikal in Russia’s Siberia region, according to Mikhail Bolgov, head of the surface water simulation laboratory at the Russian Science Academy’s Water Problem Institute.

  • 23 Aug 2016 - 11:46 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Over 1.5 billion cubic meters of water were diverted from the Danjiangkou Reservoir to the Chinese capital, Beijing, of August 10th, supplying 70 percent of the city's water needs, according to local authorities.

  • 23 Aug 2016 - 11:05 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) last week announced the launch of a $95.5 million USD project to build, operate and maintain new wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure in the city of Santiago.

  • 23 Aug 2016 - 11:46 - PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Funding to prevent the spread of cholera in Haiti is crucial to development in the country, Marc Vincent, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative for Haiti, said last week.

  • 23 Aug 2016 - 11:46 - TEHRAN, Iran - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Iran is running out of time to preserve its water resources, Department of Environment chief Masoumeh Ebtekar said last week.

  • 23 Aug 2016 - 11:46 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Drinking water supply to 400,000 people in eastern Ukraine is at risk, according to observers with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

  • 23 Aug 2016 - 11:46 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty on August 20th.

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