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  1. Fitch's View Of New Brazil Water Regulatory Framework

    29 Jun 2020- 12:14 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Fitch Ratings The approval of the new regulatory framework for the basic sanitation sector in Brazil poses challenges for companies in the sector, but should not pressure their ratings in the short term, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:15

  2. Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Criminal Charges Imminent

    18 Sep 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO The Wall Street Journal Brazilian police are set to announce the first criminal charges against employees of mining giant Vale SA and German safety inspector TÜV SÜD as early as this week over the deadly ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:25

  3. Brazil City Seeks Sale Of State Water Company Sabesp

    12 Jul 2019- 10:59 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Yahoo News Shares of Sabesp rallied to a record high after Sao Paulo State Governor Joao Doria said privatizing the water utility is still the “best option” if Brazilian lawmakers approve a bill that faci ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:59

  4. China's CGGC Acquires Sao Paul Water Supply Company

    29 May 2018- 15:33 by OOSKAnews Info Sao Paulo, Brazil China Gezhouba Group Co (CGGC) announced May 29 that its subsidiary in Brazil has purchased a 100 percent stake of a water supply company in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in a latest move to improve the Chinese ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  5. Brazil’s High Court Upholds "Risky" Forest Code

    16 Mar 2018- 09:45 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Sci Dev Net The Brazilian Supreme Court has declared constitutional several changes that had been made to the national Forest Code in 2012, which environmentalists say will put the restoration of large ar ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2018 - 09:45

  6. Amazon Deforestation is Starving Sao Paulo of Water

    1 Dec 2017- 08:39 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO The Guardian São Paulo could face more devastating water shortages if farmers continue to clear the Amazon forest, warns the utility chief who recently steered the biggest city in the Americas from the edg ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2017 - 08:39

  7. Cost of Ending Brazil Deforestation Is Low: Study

    1 Nov 2017- 10:35 by Local Press Report SÃO PAULO Folha de S Paulo The cost of bringing deforestation in Brazil to zero is very low. Bringing the cutting down of trees to a halt in forest areas such as the Amazon, the Cerrado and the Mata Atlântica- Brazi ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2017 - 10:35

  8. Study Investigates Drinking Water Contaminants

    5 Oct 2017- 11:05 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Phys.org Brazilian and American scientists are attempting to determine emerging contaminants in the environment based on the comparison of water and sewage treatment systems in each country. They are colle ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2017 - 11:05

  9. Superbugs in Brazil’s Urban Waters

    16 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Sci Dev Net 23 strains of 11 bacteria species. Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Social Issues Sao Paulo South America Brazil University of Sao Paulo Nilton Lincopan ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2017 - 10:48

  10. Brazil: Zika Epidemic Exposes Rights Problems

    14 Jul 2017- 10:25 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Human Rights Watch Brazil has not addressed longstanding human rights problems that allowed the Zika outbreak to escalate, leaving the population vulnerable to future outbreaks and other serious public he ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2017 - 10:25

  11. Water Leak at Brazil Stadium Poses Landslide Risk

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Fox News Latino A water leak inside one of the soccer stadiums Brazil built to host the 2014 World Cup could lead to a landslide that would endanger a major highway in this metropolis. Built in 2011-2014, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  12. Climate Change Means More Droughts for Northeastern Brazil

    4 Oct 2016- 11:50 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Truth dig A recently published study suggests that the droughts which have traditionally affected Brazil´s semi-arid northeast are being worsened by the effects of climate change. Climate Corporate Risk Di ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2016 - 11:50

  13. Odebrecht, Brookfield Near Brazil Sewage Unit Deal

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Reuters Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc is close to finalizing the purchase of Brazilian engineering conglomerate Odebrecht SA's stake in a water and sewage firm after due diligence pro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  14. Historic Drought Threatens Food Distribution, Water Supply in Amazon Region

    10 Aug 2016- 10:51 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Folha de Sao Paulo The source of national pride, glorified at the Olympic opening last Friday (the 5th), the Amazônia's southern region is suffering from an historic drought due to the El Niño phenom ...

    Local Press Report - 08/10/2016 - 10:51

  15. Brazil Denies Environmental License for São Luiz do Tapajós Hydropower Dam

    5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAULO, Brazil The Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama) has decided not to grant an environmental license for the 6.1-gigawatt, $8.3 billion USD São Luiz do Tapajós ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2016 - 07:45

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