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  1. RusHydro, China Three Gorges to Sign Flood Control Agreement for Amur River

    25 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia In the wake of recent severe floods in Russia’s Far East region and China’s northeastern provinces, the two countries’ state-owned hydropower companies, RusHydro and China Three Gorges, announce ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2013 - 10:12

  2. Russia’s Khabarovsk Region Scrambles to Find Alternative Water Supply Amid Flooding

    30 Aug 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHABAROVSK, Russia As the Khabarovsk Region in Russia’s Far East continues to fight the effects of recent record-setting floods, authorities have grown increasingly concerned about the deteriorating quality of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2013 - 10:10

  3. Khabarovsk Increases Water Chlorination as Floods Threaten Supply

    20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHABAROVSK, Russia With record flooding putting the entire water system in Russia’s Khabarovsk region in jeopardy, epidemiologists have resorted to extra chlorination at water facilities to prevent contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2013 - 10:04

  4. Russia's Far East Floods Now Worst in 120 Years

    19 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report MOSCOW RT Up to 100,000 people may be evacuated from flood-hit regions in Russia’s Far East. Water levels at local reservoirs have already reached historic highs, and officials say the floods raging in the area are ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2013 - 10:14

  5. Floods in Russia's Far East Cause Over $32 Million in Damage

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s Far East has been pummeled with heavy rains for about three weeks now, causing flooding and damage that so far totals more than $32 million USD, according to the country’s Emergencies M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2013 - 10:01

  6. Greenpeace Tests Find Industrial Pollutants in Moscow River

    26 Jul 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia International environmental watchdog Greenpeace’s Russian division found unsafe levels of industrial pollutants, including sulfur, oil, heavy metals and aluminium, in the Moscow River. Last mont ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2013 - 10:09

  7. Russian Oil Company Rosneft Announces Upgrades at Major Refinery

    23 Jul 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia In a public conference call held with President Vladimir Putin on July 18, Igor Sechin, head of Russian oil company Rosneft, announced a $700 million USD project to upgrade the Komsomolsk refine ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2013 - 10:19

  8. Russia's Amur Region Sees Huge Tariff Increase After Subsidy Cut

    Five towns and villages in the Russian far-eastern region of Amur have seen their water bills increase by 223 percent in just the past year, despite federally mandated maximum price rises. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2013 - 09:53

  9. Amur River Tributary Contaminated; China, Russia Keep Close Watch

    4 Aug 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Severe floods in northern China last week caused at least 3,000 barrels containing explosive, toxic chemicals from the Xinyaqiang chemical plant to be washed into the Songhuajiang River, a tribut ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 19:00

  10. Amur River Tributary Contaminated; China, Russia Keep Close Watch

    2 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Severe floods in northern China last week caused at least 3,000 barrels containing explosive, toxic chemicals from the Xinyaqiang chemical plant to be washed into the Songhuajiang River, a tribut ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 09:00

  11. Russian Government to Eliminate Threat of Pollution for Amur

    7 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian Minister of Natural Resources Yury Trutnev has announced plans to implement a project of eliminating the threat of pollution to the Amur River. The threat to the Amur comes from the aband ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 16:00

  12. Oil Spill Removed From Amur River

    15 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania T he Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations announced on July 14 that is has completed clearing the contaminants from an oil spill in the Amur River, RIA new agency reported. The Amur Rive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 19:00

  13. Russia, China Establish Commission to Protect Cross-Border Basins

    14 Apr 2008- 23:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia — Ajoint Russian-Chinese Commission to protect crossborder water sources will be established by May 2008. The first session of the commission is expected to take place in Russia in the summer of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  14. ADB Gives $1.1 Million USD Grant for Songhua River Basin Clean-Up

    22 Oct 2007- 21:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China-The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a grant of $1.1 USD to help finance the Songhua River Basin Water Pollution Control and Management Project in northeastern China. The project's ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  15. China: Northeast Province Shuts Down 110 Polluters

    24 Sep 2007- 23:30 by Local Press Report China, HARBIN Xinhua (China) — The government of China's northeastern Heilongjiang Province has shut down 110 companies for pollution of the Songhua River. The government had inspected 4,061 businesses that po ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00