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  1. US, South Korea Investigate Possible Groundwater Contamination Near Seoul

    19 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea and the United States on June 18 announced creation of a joint committee to investigate possible land and groundwater pollution by a US Forces Korea (USFK) garrison near the Kore ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2013 - 10:07

  2. Philippines Supreme Court Declares Angat Dam Sale Valid


    Local Press Report - 10/24/2012 - 10:21

  3. South Korea Acid Spill Now Threatens Waterways, Government Declares Disaster Zone After 3,200 Injured

    The South Korean government’s delayed response in dealing with the large hydrochloric acid spill that occurred on September 27 has allowed the toxic material to reach local streams, and threatens to contaminate the Nakdong River, according to environmenta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  4. South Korea Pursues New Desalination Technology, Eyes 50 Percent Cost Cut

    11 Oct 2011- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea is developing a new technology for water desalination, which it says is up to 50 percent cheaper than other existing conventional technologies to remove salt from seawater. The S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:42

  5. Rainy Season Increases Tensions Over Korea’s Four Rivers Project

    14 Jun 2011- 19:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea Political tension is growing over the South Korean government’s plan to refurbish four major rivers. The Four Major Rivers Restoration Project is the multi-purpose green growth project on th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:56

  6. South Korea Investigates Soil, Water Toxicity Near U.S. Military Camp

    24 May 2011- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The South Korean government has begun investigating claims by retired U.S. service members that they buried more than 250 barrels of the highly toxic herbicide Agent Orange near Camp Carroll ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:57

  7. Korea Asks Japan to Carry Out Joint Seawater Quality Research

    19 Apr 2011- 09:00 by Local Press Report SEOUL Arirang (South Korea) South Korea has asked Japan to carry out joint research on seawater quality in an effort to ease public concerns about radioactive contamination. The Japanese government is reportedly co ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 15:02

  8. South Korea's Four Rivers Project Continues Amid Criticism

    23 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea I he South Korean government has signaled its intention to complete the controversial Four Rivers Restoration project, despite growing criticism from environmentalists and religious and civi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 10:00

  9. South Korean Government Launches Four-River Revitalization Plan

    4 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea T he South Korean government has launched a series of measures to help ensure the future water supply for the nation. President Lee Myung-bak, accompanied by heads of the Land Ministry, Envir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 07:00

  10. Korea Plans Country's First LargeScale Desalination Plant

    20 Apr 2009- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent South Korea, BUSAN T he South Korean government has announced plans to build South Korea's first large-scale reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant in the southern port city of Busan. Construction of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 07:00

  11. South Korea Budgets Over $91 Million to Relieve Effects of Drought

    3 Nov 2008- 23:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The South Korean government announced in late October that it will spend over $91 million USD to tackle drought that has lingered in over 17 cities and counties in North ChungCheong, South Gy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 09:03

  12. South Korea: Old Mines Pollute Water and Soil

    31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by Local Press Report SEOUL, South Korea Yonhap (South Korea) — Soil and water pollution from abandoned mines poses an threat to public health and surrounding ecosystems, according to a South Korean government report. The report found h ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00