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  1. Opponents Call for Investigation Into Independencia Pipeline Contracts

    12 Mar 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Members of Mexico's indigenous Yaqui tribe and the Cajeme Citizens Movement for Water are calling for a federal investigation into the tendering process for the controversial Independe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2015 - 10:46

  2. Costa Rica’s AyA Announces End to Water Rationing

    3 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica’s state-run Institute of Water and Aqueducts (AyA) last week announced an end to water rationing that has been in place in the San Jose and Guanacaste since January. Recent rainf ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2015 - 10:00

  3. India’s Supreme Court to Hear Case Against Uttarakhand Hydropower Projects

    17 Feb 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on February 17th on the environmental consequences of six proposed hydropower projects in the northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. The hi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:38

  4. Mexican Group Petitions Supreme Court Over Violations Against Yaqui

    13 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A group of civil society and human rights groups this week presented a report to Mexico’s Supreme Court detailing violations of the rights of the indigenous Yaqui tribe by the federal and S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2015 - 10:39

  5. India’s Uttar Pradesh State Shuts Down 98 Tanneries Over Ganges Pollution

    3 Feb 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KANPUR, India Authorities in India’s Uttar Pradesh state have cut off water and electricity supply to 98 tanneries near the city of Kanpur that have been releasing toxic effluents into the Ganges River. The Utt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:55

  6. Mexico's Supreme Court Awards First Injunction in Favor of Human Right to Water

    5 Dec 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico's Supreme Court has for the first time awarded an “amparo” injunction based on the human right to water. An amparo is a remedy for the protection of constitutional rights. In thi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2014 - 11:49

  7. Brazilian Cities Fight Over Drying Reservoir

    26 Nov 2014- 10:41 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Bloomberg Brazil’s Jaguari reservoir has fallen to its lowest level ever, laying bare measurement posts that jut from exposed earth like a line of dominoes. The nation’s two biggest cities are fighting fo ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2014 - 10:41

  8. India's Tamil Nadu State Seeks Stay on Dam Construction

    19 Nov 2014- 10:42 by Local Press Report CHENNAI Business Standard Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam has said a petition would be filed in the Supreme Court asking for a stay on Karnataka’s plans to construct dams across the river Cauvery. The Tam ...

    Local Press Report - 11/19/2014 - 10:42

  9. Indian State to Raise Height of Dam

    10 Nov 2014- 10:31 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Times of India Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday said the state is determined to raise the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam to its full capacity of 152 feet after the northeast mons ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2014 - 10:31

  10. Philippines Completes Sale of Angat Dam to K-Water

    3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Philippines’ Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp (PSALM) last week finalized the sale of the 218-megawatt Angat Hydroelectric Power plan in Bulacan to the Korea Water Res ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2014 - 10:34

  11. Chile’s Supreme Court Halts Mining Project Due to Indigenous Group’s Opposition

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The Third Chamber of Chile’s Supreme Court this week order a halt to the development of Canadian mining giant Goldcorp’s $3.9 billion El Morro open pit gold and copper mine, due to concerns from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2014 - 10:23

  12. Jammu and Kashmir Political Party Says Government Did Not Do Enough for Flood Victims

    6 Oct 2014- 10:28 by Local Press Report SRINAGAR NDTV The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party today alleged that the state government headed by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has failed in carrying out relief and rehabilitation work for the flood-hit ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2014 - 10:28

  13. Supreme Court Orders Sri Lankan Government to Resume Drought Relief Program

    15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court has ordered the country’s government to resume a drought relief program in the Monaragala district in Uva Province. The program was suspended by the Election Commis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2014 - 10:25

  14. Philippine Supreme Court Urged to Void Maynilad, Manila Water Concession Extension

    24 Jul 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A Philippine political group this week filed a petition with the country’s Supreme Court asking it to nullify the concession agreements between state-owned water regulator the Metropolitan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2014 - 10:01

  15. Costa Rica Declares Emergency in Guanacaste Due to Arsenic Contamination

    9 Jul 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The administration of Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís is preparing to release a declaration of health emergency in the country’s Guanacaste Province due to possible arsenic conta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2014 - 11:10

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