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  1. Albania to Dam Vjosa River

    21 Jul 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report KUT AFP-Jiji Despite election pledges to preserve the Vjosa River, one of Europe’s last wild waterways, and create a national park around the river, Albania’s government in May defied local and international ...

    Local Press Report - 07/21/2016 - 09:24

  2. Albanian City Files Charges Against Turkish Steelmaker Over Toxic Waste Dumping

    27 Apr 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report ELBASAN Journal of Turkish Weekly Police in the city of Elbasan have filed charges against the Turkish company Kurum, accusing it of illegally dumping toxic waste from its metallurgic plant. Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2015 - 10:21

  3. Albania, KfW to Implement Third Phase of Water Supply Program

    27 Mar 2015- 09:55 by Local Press Report TIRANA Invest in Albania The parliamentary Commissions approved the reached agreement between the Albanian government and KfW Frankfurt am Maini company for IPA funds, which will finance projects for the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:55

  4. Deforestation, Soil Erosion Worsen Flooding in Albania

    6 Feb 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report TIRANA The Guardian Deforestation and soil erosion has exacerbated flooding in Albania that has forced the evacuation of hundreds of families, the country’s prime minister has said. Heavy rains have again been ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2015 - 09:23

  5. Flash Floods Hit Southern Albania

    2 Feb 2015- 09:35 by Local Press Report TIRANA Albeu The State Police urged all citizens who had planned to travel to the south, to cancel any movement, as heavy rain caused rivers to overflow their banks and cause huge floods on several areas endangering ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2015 - 09:35

  6. Albania's Hydropower Production Increased in 2014

    5 Jan 2015- 10:19 by Local Press Report TIRANA Global Times Production of electricity from small and medium-sized private hydropower plants increased by almost a quarter in 2014, compared with 2013, Albanian Daily News reported Monday. Private plants ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:19

  7. EBRD Invests in Hydro Safety Upgrade in Albania

    3 Nov 2014- 10:28 by Local Press Report TIRANA Water Power & Dam Construction The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing €12.7 million in a €70 million project to upgrade the 600MW Komani hydropower plant in Albania. The ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2014 - 10:28

  8. Albania Seeks Bids to Rehabilitate 11 Dams

    19 Aug 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report TIRANA Balkans.com Business News Albania's Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration seeks bids for civil construction to rehabilitate and modernize 11 dams in Albania's Drin ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2014 - 10:00

  9. World Bank Lends Albania $10 Million for Environmental Project

    5 Aug 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report TIRANA Balkans.com Business News A loan agreement for a US$10 million Environment Services Project was signed in Tirana Albania last weel. The agreement was signed on behalf of the Government of Albania by the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2014 - 09:47

  10. Albania Works to Meet EU Standards in Agriculture Sector

    5 Aug 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report TIRANA SETimes.com Agriculture comprises a fifth of Albania's GDP and employs more than half of the country's population, but the EU recently proposed the country implement Union standards to improve ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2014 - 09:47

  11. Three Killed While Working on Albanian Hydropower Plant

    7 May 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report TIRANA Hydro World Norweigian utility Statkraft A.S. has reported three workers were killed this past week by a rockslide while securing the slopes along a public road leading to the area for the Moglice ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2014 - 10:07

  12. Germany Offers to Help Albania Protect Shkodra Lake

    24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report TIRANA Shanghai Daily Germany will provide extra financing to Albania to help protect Shkodra Lake, the largest lake on the Balkan Peninsula. Albanian Transport and Infrastructure Minister Edmond Haxhinasto and ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2014 - 10:11

  13. Albania Facing Drought

    26 Mar 2014- 09:37 by Local Press Report TIRANA Focus Information Agency The hydrological situation in Albania has become quite alarming due to lack of rainfall during this time of the year, reported Macedonian edition Vecer. The Albanian Power ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2014 - 09:37

  14. Still No Agreement Between Macedonia, Albania Over Dam

    3 Feb 2014- 09:42 by Local Press Report TIRANA Macedonian International News Agency Albania and Macedonia have not reached an agreement on concerns that the latter's plan to build a dam on Radika River, Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati has ...

    Local Press Report - 02/04/2014 - 22:52

  15. Albanians Protest Macedonian Dam on Drin River

    31 Jan 2014- 09:56 by Local Press Report TIRANA Shanghai Daily A planned dam in Macedonia has spurred protests in neighboring Albania over concerns that the dam would ebb water flow of a river into the Drin River that Albania relied on to generate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2014 - 09:56

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