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  1. US Government Set To Dismantle Wetlands Protections

    18 Jan 2020- 08:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico The latest Trump regulation rollback could remove federal safeguards for half the country's wetlands and millions of miles of streams. The Trump administration is preparing to further di ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2020 - 08:55

  2. Tripartite GERD Talks Underway In Washington In Effort To Break Impasse

    15 Jan 2020- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met 14 January in Washington DC to discuss continuing differences around timing and technical regulations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 09:59

  3. World Bank Finance For Aging Mexico Water Infrastructure

    13 Jan 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Aquatech A much-needed financial boost of over $100 million could soon benefit Mexico’s ageing water infrastructure. “The project is focused on two central issues: improvement in the energy efficiency ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:21

  4. US Drinking Water Protection Legislation Will Be Vetoed By White House

    12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2020 - 09:54

  5. GERD Talks Show Little Sign Of Progress

    27 Dec 2019- 10:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Mor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  6. Pakistan To Demand Indus Treaty Arbitration Proceedings

    19 Dec 2019- 12:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistan government delegation visiting Washington DC this month was expected to demand establishment of a court of arbitration to address concerns over India’s two hydroelectric power proj ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  7. US Military PFAS Restriction Legislation Fails To Satisfy Environment Lobby

    17 Dec 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Congress agreed in draft, 11 December, a Defence Spending Biill that bars the military from use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals (per- and poly- fl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2019 - 09:03

  8. US Military Bases Face Water Shortages Associated With Climate Change

    9 Dec 2019- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States More than 100 military bases in the United States are at risk of water shortages associated with climate change according to a new report from the country's Government Accounta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2019 - 09:11

  9. Trump Administration "Buried" Climate Change Research

    7 Dec 2019- 12:10 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC CNN President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed a study produced by his own administration, involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate scientists, warning of the potentially catastr ...

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

  10. US Congress Will Act On Climate Crisis Despite Trump

    7 Dec 2019- 12:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Guardian The US will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries on the climate emergency despite Donald Trump’s rejection of international cooperation, a delegation from the US ...

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

  11. Clean Water Access Is A Race Issue In The United States

    1 Dec 2019- 13:31 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC NBC News (United States) When it comes to access to safe potable water, “race is still the strongest determinant," according to a recent report that found that more than 2 million people in the U. ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 13:31

  12. Trump Administration Dispute Delays PFAS Study

    1 Dec 2019- 09:24 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC USA Today A multimillion-dollar federal study on toxic chemicals in drinking water across the country is facing delays because of a dispute within the Trump administration, according to several people ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 11:53

  13. Drought Hits Chile Fruit Exports

    21 Nov 2019- 08:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Packer Chile 2019-20 deciduous fruit exports will dip modestly because of a drought and a decline in planted area, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The annual fru ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2019 - 08:32

  14. 82 Million Lack Access To Basic Sanitation In Latin America, Caribbean

    21 Nov 2019- 08:31 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Daily Herald A total of 15.5 million people are forced to defecate in the open in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), a practice that can pollute the environment and spread disease, warned the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2019 - 08:31

  15. US: So It's Fake Science Now?

    13 Nov 2019- 09:00 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The Trump administration is preparing to significantly limit the scientific and medical research that the government can use to determine public health regulations, overriding prote ...

    Local Press Report - 12/05/2019 - 07:07

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