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  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Sunday that he would cut a check for $4.5 million to fulfill the United States's financial commitment to the Paris climate accord.

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - SAN FRANCISCO CA - Local Press Report

    The Goldman Environmental Foundation today announced seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists.

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - KARACHI - Local Press Report

    Sindh Assembly MPA Saifuddin Khalid on Wednesday said that he would not leave the assembly premises until water deficit in Orangi Town is eliminated.

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - BORROLOOLA NT - Local Press Report

    Indigenous residents in the Northern Territory mining town of Borroloola are calling on the Health Department to blood test families, amid revelations their water supply has been contaminated with

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - HAVANA - Local Press Report

    A donation by China of 14 purification plants is helping to improve water quality in central Cuba.

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China has agreed to resume sharing of hydrological data of the Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said here today, months after Beijing stopped the practice foll

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - PORT AU PRINCE - Local Press Report

    Five communes in the southern department will benefit from rehabilitation works and extension of potable water infrastructure, which aim to increase access to vital liquid and improve sanitation.

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    HSBC Holdings says it would withdraw its funding for coal-fired power plants as part of efforts to support a transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    Even if it’s facing way bigger sewerage problem than any other place in the Philippines, it is fortunate that the government may never have to find any reason to close down Metro Manila, the way it

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, on Saturday conveyed Pakistan’s concerns to the World Bank over India's non-adherence to the Indus Waters Treaty (

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 10:04 - LUXEMBOURG - Local Press Report

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced plans for a new debt product: a Sustainability Awareness Bond. The bond is expected to support social, green and sustainable projects.

  • 23 Apr 2018 - 09:26 - Donetsk, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Donetsk water filtration station in Eastern Ukraine is reported to have resumed centralized water supplies to the town of Avdiyivka.

    "As of 05:00 on April 23, water supplies to households in Avdiyivka (22,000 people), the village of Lastochkyne and the village of Orlivka in Yasynuvata district (1,500 people) resumed in full," the press service of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service reported (per UNIAN).

    The plant had been shut down for security reasons after five employees of the plant were wounded when by small gunfire on April 17 while traveling to work by bus.

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 09:08 - BRASILIA, Brazil - Local Press Report

    A second iron ore pipeline leak within three weeks has occurred on the Santo Antônio do Grama River as well as contaminating nearby pastureland according to IBAMA, Brazil’s environmental agency.

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 09:22 - RENO, Nevada - Local Press Report

    The Upper Colorado River Commission, representing four Colorado River Basin states (Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah), sent a strongly worded letter to Arizona water managers April 13, singli

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:08 - MUSCAT, Oman - Local Press Report

    Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has awarded a $155 million USD contract to a consortium led by Saudi-based Acwa Power for developing the sultanate's first independent water desalination pr

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:13 - Taiyuan, China - OOSKAnews Info

    Environment protection authorities in north China's Shanxi Province have sent investigators to probe the illegal dumping of chemical waste exposed by a state television program. CCTV ran a report o

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:33 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group has warned that "Militants from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR] are ignoring local residents, the Ukrainian government and international warnings, and flooding the Yunkom (Yuny Komynar) former coalmine which was used for a nuclear test in 1979". DNR is widely regarded as a proxy for the government of Russia

    The scale of radioactive contamination of soil and water sources could prove "catastrophic", according to an article written by the group for "112 International".

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 08:51 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Local Press Report

    Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched April 18 the world’s first water-offset tool for tourists, My Water Foot Print, as part of a bid to boost #WaterWiseTourism in

  • Switzerland's Lake Geneva is susceptible to the same plastic waste problems as the world's oceans, scientists said April 18. A study, published in Frontiers in Environmental Science, was conducted

  • 19 Apr 2018 - 07:24 - Baghdad, Iraq - Local Press Report

    Talks between Exxon Mobil and Iraq on a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure contract have reached an impasse, Iraqi officials and two industry sources said, in a potential setback to the oil major'

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