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  1. Fukushima Fishermen Approve Plan to Release Radioactive Water Into the Ocean

    29 Jul 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan A fishermen’s group in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture has approved the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s (TEPCO) plan to release radioactive groundwater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:01

  2. Goa Police Question Former Ministers in Louis Berger Bribery Scandal

    29 Jul 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAJI, India Police in India’s Goa state this week questioned former Public Works Minister Churchill Alemao and issued a summons for former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat in connection with a bribery case ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:01

  3. Costa Rica Prioritizes $50 Million Water Infrastructure Plan in Guanacaste

    28 Jul 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOYA, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government will prioritize a $50 million USD plan to improve water infrastructure and provide drought relief in Guanacaste Province as a matter of “national interest,” ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2015 - 10:57

  4. Kerala Water Authority Invites Tenders for $32 Million Treatment Plant

    28 Jul 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India The Kerala Water Authority (KWA) has invited tenders for a $32 million USD project to build a new treatment plant that will serve as a second water source for the state capital, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2015 - 10:44

  5. Mozambican Farmers Demand Action Against Illegal Mining, Pollution

    28 Jul 2015- 09:51 by Local Press Report MAPUTO Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique Farmers in the central Mozambican province of Manica on Sunday asked the government to take measures against the illegal mining which is polluting the rivers in the region ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:51

  6. Lack of Water Inflow Forecasting Delays Electricity Tariff Hike in Kyrgyzstan

    28 Jul 2015- 09:48 by Local Press Report BISHKEK AKI Press Absence of the final forecast of the Meteorological Agency on water inflow and water level in rivers have become one of reasons of delay of raise of electricity tariffs, according to the State ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:48

  7. ADB, East Timor Launch Next Stage of Water Supply Project

    28 Jul 2015- 09:46 by Local Press Report PANTE MACASAR Asian Development Bank The Government of Timor-Leste and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a groundbreaking ceremony today to mark the start of the next stage of a project that aims to scale up ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:47

  8. Saudi Water and Electricity Minister Signs Contracts for 45 Projects

    28 Jul 2015- 09:45 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette The Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al-Hussayyen on Monday signed 45 water and sanitation contracts at a cost of over $187 million in various regions of the Kingdom. ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:45

  9. Kazakh Farms to Adopt Drip Irrigation Technology

    28 Jul 2015- 09:44 by Local Press Report ASTANA Astana Times The Kazakh Fund for Financial Support of Agriculture (FFSA) started recently implementing a drip irrigation programme under the Agrobusiness-2020 state branch program. Equipment for 40 projects ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:44

  10. Lusaka Reduces Water Rationing

    28 Jul 2015- 09:43 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Lusaka Times Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) says it has reduced rationing of water in most areas in Lusaka. LWSC Public Relations Officer Topsy Sikalinda said today that the rationing of water ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:43

  11. Australian Firm Criticized Over Myanmar Dam

    28 Jul 2015- 09:42 by Local Press Report YANGON Daily Telegraph Australia's Snowy Mountains Engineering Corp (SMEC) is facing mounting criticism over its role in a 7000 megawatt hydropower project in Myanmar. SMEC is undertaking environmental and ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:42

  12. Cambodian Farmers Fight Over Water

    28 Jul 2015- 09:40 by Local Press Report SEREI SAOPHOAN Cambodia Daily Dozens of drought-hit farmers from two districts in Banteay Meanchey province scuffled on Saturday night after one group blocked a canal leading from a shared reservoir, preventing ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:40

  13. Copper Miner Accused of Polluting Environment in Northern Laos

    28 Jul 2015- 09:39 by Local Press Report MUANG XAY Eco-Business A company operating a copper mine in northern Laos’ Oudomxay province, CNP Exploration Mining and Import-Exports Company (CNP), has been accused of polluting the local environment and ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:39

  14. Taiwan to Charge Higher Rates for Heavy Water Users in Taipei, Kaohsiung

    28 Jul 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Focus Taiwan News Agency The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is expected to pass a differentiated water-price system on Tuesday to raise water rates for families in Taipei with monthly water consumption ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:37

  15. Haryana State Orders All Textile Factories to Build Wastewater Treatment Plants

    28 Jul 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANDIGARH, India The Haryana government has directed all textile manufacturers in the state to build wastewater treatment plants, with the goal of achieving zero discharge of waste into the Yamuna and other ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2015 - 09:59

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