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  1. NASA "GRACE" Mission To Map Changes In Water And Ice

    8 May 2018- 11:35 by Local Press Report WARSAW Space Flight News NASA is getting ready for the launch of its next mission called the GRACE-FO (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On) mission. The main aim of the mission will be to observe and m ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2018 - 11:35

  2. Polish Government to Compensate Farmers Affected by Drought

    26 Aug 2015- 08:59 by Local Press Report WARSAW Associated Press Poland will pay more than $135 million in compensation to the thousands of farmers who have lost crops and fodder because of drought and unusually high temperatures Polish Agriculture Minist ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2015 - 08:59

  3. Poland's Environment Ministry Pushes for Water Use Fees

    3 Mar 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report WARSAW Radio Poland Poland’s Environment Ministry wants to introduce a fee for the use of water. However, large corporations, like utilities-- which use water to cool their plants-- have complained that they will be ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2015 - 09:22

  4. Belgian Firm Acquires Polish Water Utility

    11 Dec 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report WARSAW Water World In a bid to increase its European market share, the Pollet Water Group (PWG) Belgium has acquired Alamo, a domestic water treatment company in Poland. The takeover follows PWG taking over Waterte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2014 - 10:20

  5. UN Climate Talks Again Mired in Debate Over Funding, Adaptation

    8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The COP20 international climate talks, currently taking place in Lima, Peru, have hit snags over who should provide financing for adaptation in developing nations. In a report released last week, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/08/2014 - 10:14

  6. Polish Water Industry Group Claims Tariff Unification Won’t Work

    8 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Imposing uniform water tariffs throughout the country will not work, since the price of water and sewage services depends on local factors such as investments in water and wastewater infrastructu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2014 - 09:59

  7. Poland's Pomorskie, Podlaskie Regions Allocate $12 Million in EU Grants for Water Projects

    2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The governments of Poland’s Pomorskie and Podlaskie regions have signed agreements with 40 municipalities to co-fund water and wastewater projects using EU grant money. The projects will receive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2014 - 09:59

  8. Polish Plant Leaks Fuel, Threatens River

    17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by Local Press Report WARSAW News Observer A malfunction at a Polish power plant on Wednesday caused a leakage of fuel, prompting emergency officials to work to make sure it doesn't contaminate the nearby Vistula River. A spokesman ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2014 - 10:26

  9. Polish Senate Approves Amended Water Law

    9 Jun 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The Senate, the Upper Chamber of Poland’s parliament, has approved an amended law on water management. The legislation had already been adopted by the lower parliamentary chamber on April 24th, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2014 - 10:20

  10. Polish Parliament Amends Water Management Law

    2 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The lower chamber of the Polish parliament last week adopted an amended Law on Water Management, which aims to bring the country's water sector in line with European Union requirements. It h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2014 - 10:00

  11. Climate Change Mitigation Must Start Immediately: IPCC

    15 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Action to mitigate climate change must start immediately, according to the newest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report, “ Climate Change 2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2014 - 10:00

  12. Warsaw Starts $65 Million Wastewater Collector Project

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Warsaw last week started construction of the $65 million USD Burakowski-Bis wastewater collector, according to Roman Bugaj, spokesman for regional water and sewer utility MPWiK. The new collecto ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2014 - 10:10

  13. European Commission Allocates $280 Million for Warsaw Water Management Project

    19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The European Commission on March 12 announced a grant of some $280 million USD for a major water and wastewater management project in the Polish capital, Warsaw. The $560 million USD project to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 10:01

  14. Bangladesh Needs $5 Billion to Adapt to Climate Change: UN Official

    13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany Bangladesh, one of the nations expected to be most affected by climate change, will need to invest $5 billion USD over the next five years to adapt to current effects of climate change, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2014 - 10:00

  15. Poland to Invest $300 Million to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment Plants

    26 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Polish water companies will have to invest more than $300 million USD over the next 10 years to upgrade almost 300 wastewater treatment plants across the country, with the aim of reducing the le ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2014 - 10:11