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  1. Trump Replaces OPIC With Bigger, Better "USIDFC" To Take On China In Developing Countries

    16 Oct 2018- 15:43 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President Donald Trump signed the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act last week, creating a new foreign aid agency to replace the Overseas Private Inves ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/16/2018 - 16:23

  2. "Chronic Kidney Disease Of Unknown Causes": Is Drinking Water Quality To Blame?

    7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Medical Express Chronic kidney disease of unknown causes, or CKDu, has become a widespread threat to agricultural workers in South Asia, especially in Sri Lanka. In 2014, Sri Lanka's Ministry of H ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2018 - 11:03

  3. US Government "Must Act Now" On PFAS Contamination At Military Bases

    26 Sep 2018- 06:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States New analysis by US science advocacy organization the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) highlights significant health risks posed to military families and communities by per and poly ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 06:04

  4. US Dep Interior Sec Has Conflicts-Of-Interest Around Water

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Think Progress The No. 2 official at the Department of the Interior canceled plans to speak at a water industry forum in Colorado after department ethics officials concluded his appearance at the even ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:09

  5. US Congress Set For Bipartisan Water Resources Infrastructure Agreement

    11 Sep 2018- 11:53 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Dredging Today House and Senate Committee leaders yesterday announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the Ho ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2018 - 11:53

  6. Harvard Endowment Fund Accused Of Land Grabs Causing Denial Of Indigenous People's Water Access

    11 Sep 2018- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States An investigative report has accused Harvard University’s endowment fund of using an opaque corporate structure to acquire control of farmland across five continents during the past 10 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 08:50

  7. Water And Security Classification System Identifies Pathways To Conflict

    8 Sep 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States An August 2018 Report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) reviews key drivers behind links between water risk and security threats, conflict, migration and food security. “ Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 08:41

  8. Improved Water Management Breaks Vicious Cycles In Protracted Crisis Situations

    8 Sep 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States A World Bank-United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO joint discussion paper published August 28 finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 09:49

  9. World Bank Launches Initiative To Raise $3 Billion USD In Sustainable Development Bonds For Water Resources And Oceans

    8 Sep 2018- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The World Bank has announced the launch of a Sustainable Development Bond series to raise awareness of the critical role of water and ocean resources. The bonds aim to raise at least $ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 11:23

  10. USEPA Receives $9.1 Billion USD In Letters Of Interest For WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loans

    21 Aug 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced this week that it had received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 Billion USD in loans from a wide ran ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2018 - 09:36

  11. $200 Million USD More Approved for Washington State Nuclear Cleanup

    5 Aug 2018- 09:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Department of Energy approved July 30 $200 Million USD in additional funding for completing cleanup of nearly 20 square kilometers of the 1,500-s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2018 - 09:02

  12. Audit Blames USEPA For Flint Errors And Oversights

    23 Jul 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC An July 19 audit report by the US's Office of the Inspector General has concluded that the country's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) made a series of errors and oversights i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2018 - 08:55

  13. Climate Change Will Impact 800 Million South Asians By 2050

    7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Asia Insurance Review Over 800 million people, or half the population in South Asia could see their living standards worsen by 2050 due to climate change, says an ominous new study by the World Bank. T ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2018 - 12:55

  14. US Supreme Court Hands Florida A Victory In Long-running Water Dispute With Georgia

    29 Jun 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Tampa Bay Times The US Supreme Court gave Florida another chance to show that Georgia’s upstream water use should be capped to save the Panhandle’s oyster industry in a ruling Wednesday that stopped s ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2018 - 05:54

  15. United States, Canada Reach Deal On Disputed $244 Million USD Missouri River Project

    29 Jun 2018- 08:38 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Money Control Canada will have a say in the operation of a major Missouri River water project in the northern US under a deal negotiated by officials in the two countries to end a 16-year-legal battle ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2018 - 08:38

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