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  1. Heat Wave Leaves Burkina Faso's Capital Without Water

    24 May 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report OUAGADOUGOU Associated Press Across Burkina Faso's capital, even the wealthiest neighborhoods, typically spared from severe shortages, are suffering without water amid an unprecedented heat wave. Already the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:00

  2. World Bank Approves $130 Million Worth of Loans for Cambodia

    24 May 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Khmer Times The World Bank has approved a $130 million loan for four projects to provide many communities throughout Cambodia with better roads, sustainable sources of water, improved livelihoods ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:01

  3. UN Environmental Summit Kicks Off in Nairobi

    24 May 2016- 09:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Al Jazeera The United Nations Environment Assembly, being held this week in Nairobi, Kenya, will tackle some of the world's most pressing environmental issues, including climate change. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:04

  4. Iranian Villagers Revive Lake Bazangan

    24 May 2016- 09:07 by Local Press Report MASHHAD Payvand Iran News Residents of four villages, “Ab Deraz”, “Ghorghore”, “Bazangan” and “Kalateh”-- those whose lives and livelihoods have depended on the environment of Lake Bazangan for centuries-- came ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:07

  5. Kyrgyz Court Fines Kumtor Mine $10,000 for Environmental Damage

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A Kyrgyz court on May 23rd fined Centerra Gold subsidiary Kumtor Gold $10,000 USD for environmental damage. The ruling is the first of four lawsuits Kyrgyzstan’s State Inspectorate for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  6. Venezuela Makes Changes to Electricity Rationing Plan

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government on May 22nd adopted changes to the electricity rationing plan it launched late last month due to drought-induced water shortages that threatened hydropower ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  7. New UNEP Report Warns of Rapid Pace of Environmental Deterioration

    23 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental deterioration around the world is occurring at a faster pace than than previously thought, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warned in a new report. Results from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 10:53

  8. Indian Premier Modi Urges Public to Conserve Every Drop of Water

    23 May 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India As the country reels from two successive years of drought followed by this year's intense heat wave, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the public to save “every drop of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 10:17

  9. Thailand's Industries Won’t Face Shortages: Minister

    23 May 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Despite ongoing drought, Thailand has enough water to meet demand in the industrial sector, Ministry of Industry Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang said this week. Atchaka said that thanks to adequate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 09:55

  10. Azerbaijan Introduces New Tariff for Water as Raw Material

    23 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center The Tariff (Price) Council has specified the tariff for water as a raw material, fixed since 13 May and acting in Azerbaijan from 16 May. Policy Regulation Scarcity Baku Azerbaijan ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:58

  11. Enova Announces Expansion, Appoints New CEO

    23 May 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report DUBAI MENAFN Enova, one of the region’s leading providers of multi-technical and energy management services, has announced a major expansion plan with the signing of an MOU between Enova’s two shareholders: Veolia ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:39

  12. Rising Black Sea Levels Threaten Ukrainian Resort Town

    23 May 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report KOBLEVE Ukraine Today One of the most popular tourist areas in Ukraine is under threat as the Black Sea levels are rising, causing the water to creep out of its banks causing major concern for businesses and ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:41

  13. Conflict Over Water Project Could Delay Commissioning of Kenyan Airport

    23 May 2016- 08:43 by Local Press Report MERU Standard Digital News Work by a contractor undertaking the contentious Sh1 billion Isiolo Phase 2 Water Project has left thousands of residents of three wards in Meru County without water. The project is ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:43

  14. Iran, Singapore to Cooperate on Desalination,Other Projects

    23 May 2016- 08:44 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Mehr News Agency The head of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce has said Iran and Singapore have discussed 25 proposals which would improve bilateral trade and business including joint ventures in developing Makran ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:44

  15. Malaysia's Kedah State Seeks Compensation for Raw Water Supply to Penang

    23 May 2016- 08:45 by Local Press Report ALOR SETAR Free Malaysia Today The Kedah government is hoping that the Federal Government will consider giving the state an appropriate compensation for its raw water supply in Muda river being consumed freely by ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:45

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