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  1. Pakistan Approves Construction of $1.4 Billion Karot Hydropower Project

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week approved construction of the much-delayed $1.4 billion USD, 720-megawatt Karot Hydropower Project in Punjab province. The project ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2015 - 09:58

  2. US Officials Attend Friends of the Lower Mekong Meeting

    3 Feb 2015- 09:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC US Department of State On February 2, Counselor Tom Shannon and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne led a U.S. delegation to the Extraordinary Meeting of the Friends of the Lower ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2015 - 09:50

  3. Business Owners Could Face Life Sentences for Water Pollution in Taiwan

    26 Jan 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwanese lawmakers last week approved amendments to the Water Pollution Control Act that impose harsher penalties for owners of businesses whose illegal wastewater discharges are linked to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2015 - 11:00

  4. Taiwan Drafts Amendment to Water Pollution Control Act

    20 Nov 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) this week announced draft amendments to its Water Pollution Control Act. The amendments include a tax on wastewater discharges from science ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 12:01

  5. US EPA Funding Water Pollution Reduction Measures Along Mexican Border

    15 Oct 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Environmental Leader The EPA has awarded more than $8.6 million in grants to fund environmental improvement projects to reduce water pollution and increase e-waste recycling along the US–Mexico ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2014 - 10:19

  6. Liberian EPA Warns Against Drinking Unsafe Stream Water

    2 Jun 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Heritage The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lofa County Inspector, Stephen Gibson, has said the over 1,500 inhabitants of the Lisco Community in Voinjama District, Lofa County, are risking their ...

    Local Press Report - 06/02/2014 - 10:30

  7. Debate Over Fracking Continues in Mexico

    17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The debate over hydraulic fracturing in Mexico is continuing after legislators passed energy reforms that would potentially allow water from the Monterrey VI mega-pipeline to be used for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2014 - 10:00

  8. Chinese-Operated Mine Back Up and Running in Peru

    16 Apr 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report LIMA Global Times Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco), the country's top producer of aluminum, announced Tuesday that its copper mining in Peru has resumed operation. Chinalco halted its Toromocho Project ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2014 - 10:04

  9. Environmentalist Warns of Pesticide Pollution in Rio Grande

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SALTILLO, Mexico The Rio Grande is being polluted by pesticides, and this could affect the people who use the river’s water for human consumption, Waldo Terry Carrillo, president of the environmental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  10. Malaysian Health Ministry to Introduce Safe Drinking Water Bill

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The Malaysian Health Ministry will soon introduce a Safe Drinking Water Bill in the country's Parliament. The bill aims to protect consumers from potential hazards due to unsafe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2014 - 10:07

  11. Russia's Olympic Construction Dumping Waste in Water Protection Zone

    30 Oct 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report SOCHI MACLEANS Trucks rumble to the edge of a gigantic pit filled with spray cans, tires and foam sheets and dump a stream of concrete slabs that send up a cloud of limestone dust. Other trucks pile clay on top and ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2013 - 10:01

  12. Locals Call on US, Mexico to Clean Rio Grande

    25 Oct 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report LAREDO Tucson Sentinel Perez’s town is one of many along the Texas-Mexico border where water supplies are threatened by persistent pollution in the Rio Grande, due, in part, to raw sewage coming from Nuevo Laredo ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2013 - 10:13

  13. Pakistan’s Keenjhar Lake Threatened by Industrial Pollution

    23 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Two main industrial zones of Pakistan-- Kotri and Nooriabad-- are still releasing their effluents into Keenjhar Lake, which is protected under the international Ramsar Convention, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2013 - 10:04

  14. Taipei Officials Worry That Landfill Could Pollute Keelung River

    Taipei authorites have raised concerns that a landfill in Neihu district will cause pollution of the Keelung River. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 10:00

  15. Xinxiang Environmental Authorities Search for Source of "Red River" Pollution

    Environmental authorities in Xinniang City in China’s Henan province are investigating the cause of pollution in the West Meng Jiangnu River, after local residents and bloggers last week reported that the river’s water had turned red. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 19:06

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