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  1. Alarm Over New Dams Planned For Global Protected Areas

    5 Aug 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States 509 new dams are planned or are currently under construction in global protected areas where there are already 1,249 dams with almost 40 percent planned for rivers in Europe, accord ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:35

  2. Trump's Remarks As He Signs "Great American Outdoors Act"

    5 Aug 2020- 09:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The White House We’re here today to celebrate the passage of truly landmark legislation that will preserve America’s majestic natural wonders, priceless historic treasures, grand national monuments, an ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 09:11

  3. US Supreme Court Likely To Rule On Interstate Water Dispute Mechanisms

    5 Aug 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC National Law Review As climate change accelerates, clashes between states over water rights are heating up due to this resulting strained resource. In the 2020–2021 session, the US Supreme Court likely ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 09:12

  4. "Environmental Justice For All Act" Introduced To US Senate

    5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:43

  5. IFC Releases Recommendations On Human, Environmental Impacts Of Nepal Hydro Project

    5 Aug 2020- 04:54 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Power Engineering International The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) has released recommendations of its Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) of the Trishuli River Basin (TRB). The st ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:54

  6. Is USAID Water Office Reshuffle Adequate?

    29 Jul 2020- 12:43 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat As the COVID-19 crisis grew this spring, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) revamped its Water Office, renamed it as the Center for Water Security, Sanitation, and ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:51

  7. $6 Billion in New Funding for US Water Infrastructure Projects

    15 Jul 2020- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has announced the latest round of up to $6 Billion USD in funding under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2020 - 07:30

  8. US Water Facilities Dodge Clean Water Act Requirements

    14 Jul 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Hill A total of 352 facilities, including fossil fuel companies, water treatment plants and schools, made use of the EPA's relaxation of Clean Water Act requirements. At least one company on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:25

  9. US Environmental Groups Succeed In Protecting Waters Against Oil Pipeline Risk

    9 Jul 2020- 10:37 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Green Matters Two major U.S. fossil fuel pipelines are taking a bow this week. After three years of transporting oil through sacred Indigenous lands, the Dakota Access Pipeline is being shut down indef ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2020 - 10:37

  10. US Supreme Court Backs Indigenous Rights Over Irrigators

    25 Jun 2020- 11:24 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Court House News Farmers won’t get paid for river water they lost out on during a drought in southern Oregon, because Native American tribes have water rights that rank above those of irrigators, stre ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:24

  11. "Proudest Achievement": Trump Overcomes Drinking Problem

    25 Jun 2020- 11:23 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New Yorker Donald J. Trump on Monday called his successful drinking of a glass of water at his Tulsa rally his proudest achievement as President. Trump added that, while drinking a glass of water ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:23

  12. Bernie Sanders Speaks Out On America's Water Crisis

    25 Jun 2020- 11:24 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Guardian How can it be that in the midst of a pandemic, children living in the richest country in world history are being poisoned by tap water? Now, as America battles an unprecedented public hea ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:24

  13. Great American Outdoors Act Approved With Bipartisan Support

    25 Jun 2020- 06:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In an unusual moment of bipartisan unity, the United States Senate has approved a new conservation and public lands bill, the Great American Outdoors Act, which fully and permanent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2020 - 06:10

  14. Ethics Breach By NOAA Chief In Trump Crayon Hurricane Goof

    25 Jun 2020- 06:40 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration violated the agency’s code of ethics in the fall when he rebuked employees for contradicting President Trump’s inaccu ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 06:40

  15. World Bank Funding For Kosovo Water Security Program

    16 Jun 2020- 09:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has approved $27.4 Million USD in financial support for Kosovo’s Fostering and Leveraging Opportunities for Water Security Program (FLOWS). A 10 June announcement desc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:40

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