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  1. EU Targets 65 Percent Household Waste Recycling by 2030

    3 Dec 2015- 08:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Reuters The European Union aims to ensure that 65 percent of household waste is recycled by 2030, up from less than half currently, under revised new waste management rules proposed on Wednesday. The ...

    Local Press Report - 12/03/2015 - 08:29

  2. Romania's Botoșani County to Complete Săveni Water Supply Project Next Year

    24 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOTOȘANI, Romania The town of Săveni, in Romania’s Botoșani County, will receive drinking water sourced from the Prut River starting next year under a $108.29 million USD European Union-financed project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2015 - 10:01

  3. Oradea Mayor Criticizes Romania’s National Local Development Program

    20 Nov 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ORADEA, Romania Ilie Bolojan, mayor of the city of Oradea and head of the Romanian Association of Municipalities, has called the country’s National Local Development Program (PNDL) a potential “pain the ass ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2015 - 10:33

  4. Poor Planning, Poverty Block Sewage Access in Romania's Maramureș County

    4 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAIA MARE, Romania The sewage network in the village of Stramtura, in Romania’s Maramureș County, which was built in 2014, is still not operational because not enough residents can afford to be connected to it. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2015 - 10:01

  5. Romania Approves VAT Reduction for Water

    2 Nov 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The Romanian government last week approved a reduction in the value-added tax (VAT) for water supply from 24 percent to 9 percent. The new rate will take effect at the beginning of next year. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2015 - 10:17

  6. Romania’s Suceava County to Receive $278 for Water, Sewage Infrastructure Under New Master Plan

    28 Oct 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SUCEAVA, Romania Romania’s Suceava County will receive $278 million USD by 2020 to extend and modernize water and sewage infrastructure in 14 localities under the European Union’s Operational Program for Large ...

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

  7. Brașov to Start Installing Individual Water Meters for Apartment Dwellers

    26 Oct 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRAȘOV, Romania Romania’s Brașov Water Company (Compania de Apa Brașov) has approved new regulations that would allow individual metering for residents of apartment buildings. Brașov Mayor George Scripcaru had ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2015 - 10:16

  8. Dorohoi Residents Demonstrate to Demand Sewage System

    19 Oct 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOROHOI, Romania Residents of the city of Dorohoi, in Romania’s Botoşani County, demonstrated at the town hall last week to demand construction of a long-promised sewage system in their neighborhood. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2015 - 10:00

  9. Kyrgyzstan Seeks EU Support for Hydropower Projects

    15 Oct 2015- 09:44 by Local Press Report MILAN Silk Road Reporters A Kyrgyz delegation in Milan for the EU-Central Asia High Level Conference on Environment and Water, expressed hope that the EU would provide support to help reduce greenhouse emissions ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2015 - 09:44

  10. Czech Republic Will Finish Sewage Projects 11 Years After EU Deadline

    13 Oct 2015- 08:28 by Local Press Report PRAGUE Prague Post The Czech Republic still does not meet the EU’s conditions concerning sewage treatment even when it was to meet them in 2010 and almost a fifth of the Czech population does not have a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2015 - 08:28

  11. Romania’s Anti-Corruption Watchdog Accuses Caraș-Severin County Official of Bribery in Infrastructure Project

    8 Oct 2015- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent REȘIȚA, Romania Prosecutors with Romania’s National Anti-Corruption Directorate have accused Ionesie Ghiorghioni, vice president of the Caraș-Severin County Council, of taking a bribe in connection with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2015 - 11:20

  12. EU, Peru to Sign $45 Million Agreement for Development Program

    7 Oct 2015- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union and the Peruvian government are expected to sign a $45 million USD agreement in the coming days to support Peru’s National Development and Social Inclusion Strategy, the EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2015 - 11:31

  13. Half of Czech Republic’s Agricultural Land Threatened by Drought

    6 Oct 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic Half of the agricultural land in the Czech Republic is at risk due to ongoing drought, according to a study from the country’s State Land Office (ŠPÚ). Areas considered “extremely” and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2015 - 10:04

  14. Drought, Repair and Maintenance Work Lead to Water Rationing in Romania's Neamţ County

    24 Sep 2015- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TÂRGU NEAMŢ, Romania Sixty percent of households in the town of Târgu Neamţ and neighboring villages in Romania’s Neamt County are facing water rationing due to the effects of drought combined with ongoing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2015 - 08:39

  15. Romania Announces $685 Million Irrigation Investment by 2020

    21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Agriculture Minister Daniel Constantin last week announced $685 million USD worth of irrigation infrastructure projects, which will irrigate 1.5 million hectares of land by 2020. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 10:02

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