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  1. Dust Storm Causes Water, Electricity Outages in Kazakhstan

    12 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report AKTAU Tengri News A severe dust storm has left Aktau city in western Kazakhstan without water and electricity,Tengrinews reports citing Aktau Business. The disaster hit the city in Mangistau Oblast on Sunday, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2014 - 10:07

  2. Tehran’s Water Consumption Increases Despite Shortages

    17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Water consumption in Iran’s capital city, Tehran, has increased by 3 percent over the last three months despite ongoing drought conditions, Tehran Governor Hossein Hashemi warned this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2014 - 10:26

  3. Iran to Desalinate Persian Gulf Water to Counter Drought

    30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran’s Energy Ministry is developing a project to desalinate and transfer water from the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman to the country’s Sistan and Balouchestan and central provinces, as a way ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2014 - 10:05

  4. Iranian President Calls on Foreign Experts to Help Restore Lake

    20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Trend News Agency Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged foreign experts to help the country revive the dying Lake Urmia. Rahim Meydani, Iranian Deputy Energy Minister, said creating a canal which could ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2014 - 10:32

  5. Caspian States Are Ready to Set New Environmental Protections

    3 Jun 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Azernews Caspian states are set to develop new measures to protect the Caspian Sea. This statement came from the organizers of the fifth round of the conference of the parties to the Framework Convention ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2014 - 10:01

  6. Iran Blames Three Central Asian Countries for Polluting Caspian Sea

    28 May 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Zawya A deputy head of Iran's Environment Department blamed three Central Asian countries for causing pollution through their oil and gas production activities. Parvin Farshchi said Kazakhstan, ...

    Local Press Report - 05/28/2014 - 10:14

  7. Iranian Official Considers Water Transfer From Caspian Sea Unfeasible

    27 May 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Trend News Agency The project on transferring water from Caspian Sea to the drying Lake Urmia is unprofessional, senior Iranian official said. "Some people inside the administration try to prevent ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2014 - 09:53

  8. Turkmenistan’s Environmentalists Concerned About Caspian Sea Pollution

    13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan Environmental groups in Turkmenistan have raised concerns that the $10 billion USD investment announced earlier this year by a consortium of Japanese chemical firms will result in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2014 - 11:59

  9. Caspian Sea Countries Discuss Draft Agreement on Protection of Nature

    15 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency A meeting on the Caspian issues opened in Ashgabat on April 14 at the level of authorized experts of the Caspian littoral countries, namely, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan ...

    Local Press Report - 04/15/2014 - 09:55

  10. Georgia, Iran Sign Water-for-Gas Deal

    2 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TERAN, Iran The Republic of Georgia is planning to export water to neighboring Iran in exchange for natural gas, Ebrahim Rahimpour, Iran’s special envoy for Caspian Sea affairs, announced last week.    The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/02/2014 - 10:10

  11. Caspian Sea Agreement Discussed in Turkmenistan

    6 Mar 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency The Caspian theme has been under discussion by authorised representatives of the Caspian countries, namely Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkmenistan in Ashgabat on March 3. The ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2014 - 10:10

  12. Iranian Parliament Approves Water Transfer From Caspian Sea

    24 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Zawya The Iranian parliament has approved the project on transfer of water from the Caspian Sea to the deserts in the country's central parts, Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said, Mehr News ...

    Local Press Report - 01/24/2014 - 09:57

  13. Iran Halts Water Transfer Project From Caspian Sea

    13 Jan 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Iran has shelved a project for transferring water from the Caspian Sea to central parts of the country. The manager of the project, Mohammad Rahbari, told the Mehr News Agency on Sunday that the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2014 - 09:59

  14. Caspian States Working on Draft Environmental Agreement

    19 Dec 2013- 09:44 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency Authorised representatives from Caspian littoral countries- Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkmenistan have been discussing the Caspian in Ashgabat, the Turkmen government said ...

    Local Press Report - 12/19/2013 - 09:44

  15. Turkmen Government Plans Desalination Plant on Caspian Sea

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan The government of Turkmenistan announced on December 13 that it will build a new desalination plant on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The planned facility will provide 50,000 cubic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

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