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  1. China Saw Fewer Red Tides in 2015

    11 Apr 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China recorded 38 percent fewer red tides last year compared to the previous year, according to a report from the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), released on April 8th. A total of 35 red ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2016 - 10:18

  2. Malaysia Extends Ban on Bauxite Mining in Pahang

    8 Apr 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia The Malaysian government has extended a ban on bauxite mining in Pahang state for another three months, in order to clear stockpiles and remove the risk of contamination of the country' ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2016 - 11:09

  3. Sewage Contamination Found in Karnataka’s Yagachi Reservoir

    8 Apr 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHIKKAMAGALURU, India The Yagachi Reservoir, which supplies drinking water to the Chikkamagaluru district in India’s Karnataka state, is being contaminated by sewage discharged into local water sources. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2016 - 10:15

  4. Malaysian Government Aims to Complete Selangor Water Industry Restructuring This Year: Minister

    7 Apr 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Selangor state's water industry restructuring is nearing closure, and the government is committed to completing it this year, federal Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2016 - 10:28

  5. India’s Gujarat State Declares Another 623 Villages Drought-Affected

    7 Apr 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GANDHINAGAR, India India’s Gujarat state has declared another 623 villages in four districts-- Porbandar, Jamnagar, Dev Bhoomi Dwarka and Kurch-- to be drought-affected, paving the way for assistance from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2016 - 10:03

  6. Bangladeshi Government Has Failed to Deal With Arsenic Contamination: Human Rights Watch

    6 Apr 2016- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladeshi government has failed to adequately respond to the problem of arsenic contamination in rural drinking water sources, according to a report released on April 6th by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2016 - 10:58

  7. Thailand Declares 25 Provinces Drought-Stricken

    6 Apr 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand has declared 25 provinces-- which include 114 districts and 501 villages-- drought-stricken areas, according to Chatchai Promlert, head of the Department of Prevention and Mitigation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2016 - 10:23

  8. High Radiation Levels Found in Fukushima River Sediments

    5 Apr 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan High levels of radioactive materials have been found in the sediment of some rivers near the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, local government officials said this week. They were ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/05/2016 - 10:54

  9. New Water Supply and Sewerage Act Aims to Curb Water Theft in India’s Haryana State

    5 Apr 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANDIGARH, India In order to curb misuse of water in the state, the Haryana government plans to enact a new Water Supply and Sewerage Act. The new law aims to prevent water theft by distributing water supply ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/05/2016 - 10:12

  10. Indian Federal Government, States, to Discuss Nationwide Groundwater Law

    4 Apr 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government plans to start consultations with states on a draft national law to protect groundwater sources, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2016 - 11:16

  11. Selangor May Limit Free Water Program in the Future: Chief Minister

    4 Apr 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia The government of Malaysia’s Selangor state may end the policy of providing 20 cubic meters of free water to all residents, Selangor Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamed Azmin Ali said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2016 - 10:13

  12. Much of Asia Could Face Water Shortages by 2050: Study

    1 Apr 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States Much of Asia could face serious water shortages by 2050 due to a combination of economic and population growth and the effects of climate change, according to a new study by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2016 - 10:32

  13. Odisha Farmers Oppose Mahanadi-Godavari River-Linking Project

    1 Apr 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHUBANESWAR, India A farmers’ group in India’s Odisha state is opposing the planned Mahanadi-Godavari river linking project, citing environmental issues. At its recent state-level conference, the Odisha chapter ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2016 - 10:07

  14. Maharashtra Government Declares Drought in 12,000 Villages

    31 Mar 2016- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India India’s Maharashtra state has officially declared a state of drought in nearly 12,000 villages in the Vidarbha region. That brings the number of villages in the state where drought has been ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2016 - 10:19

  15. TEPCO Execs Will Not Be Indicted Over Fukushima Radioactive Water Leaks

    31 Mar 2016- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan The Fukushima District Public Prosecutor’s Office said on March 29th that it had not found insufficient evidence to indict Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) President Naomi Hirose and 31 other ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2016 - 10:19

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