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  1. Australian Villagers Take On Giant Beverage Company Over Water Extraction

    14 Oct 2018- 12:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MELBOURNE, Australia Residents of Stanley (pop 400) in Australia’s Victoria State have delivered a petition with more than 125,000 signatures to the Australian HQ of Japanese Asahi-Schweppes Beverages asking t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2018 - 12:27

  2. Mining Giant Avoids Full Environmental Impact Assessment Of Water Extraction Plan

    18 Sep 2018- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani's plan to build a 61 kilometer pipeline to pump up to 12.5 billion liters of water a year from a river in drought-stricken Queensland has come closer to reali ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 07:28

  3. Australia: Allegations Of Illegal Groundwater Bores By Giant Indian Mining Corporation

    12 Sep 2018- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRISBANE ABC News (Australia) The Queensland environment department has launched an investigation into a series of groundwater bores drilled by Indian miner Adani, which conservationists say were sunk without appro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2018 - 10:03

  4. Tiny Australia Town Takes On Drinks Giant Asahi Over Water Extraction

    19 Aug 2018- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Info SYDNEY, Australia A group from the rural community of Stanley (pop. 400) in the north east of Australia’s Victoria State has launched an online petition asking Japanese brewing and soft drinks giant Asahi Beverages to ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/19/2018 - 09:10

  5. South Australia Plans New Desal Plant

    19 Aug 2018- 05:35 by Local Press Report PORT LINCOLN 9 News (Australia) An $80 million desalination plant is being planned for Port Lincoln, with SA Water already purchasing land at the "preferred" site for the facility. SA Water bought 60 hect ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2018 - 05:35

  6. 100 Percent Drought Declared In New South Wales

    13 Aug 2018- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia As of August 9, the entire Australian state of New South Wales was officially in drought, sparking fears of a food shortage. Farmers are hand-feeding cattle as grazing pastures turn arid, and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2018 - 10:41

  7. "Reckless" Approval For More Coal Mining In Sydney Catchment

    1 Aug 2018- 07:25 by Local Press Report Sydney The Sydney Morning Herald The government of New South Wales has approved expanded coal mining in Greater Sydney's water catchment, ignoring concerns of a state agency, and without waiting for an independ ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 07:25

  8. Fracking Caused Radioactive Contamination Of Water In West Australia

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald High levels of a radioactive material and other contaminants have been found in water from a West Australian fracking site but operators say it could be diluted and fed to beef ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  9. New South Wales To Impose Drastic Fines For Water Theft

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by OOSKAnews Info SYDNEY, Australia Water thieves in New South Wales will face tough financial penalties under new laws passed by state parliament. These include fines of up to $5 million for corporations and $500,000 for individuals. & ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 12:34

  10. Are Proposed Murray-Darling Water Laws Going To Kill The River?

    20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) The New South Wales Government has watered down changes to laws governing the Murray-Darling river system that were proposed in the wake of the water theft and corruption investigati ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2018 - 11:57

  11. Australia: Opposition Pledges To Tighten Fracking Regulations

    20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Guardian Regulations on unconventional gas development across Australia would be tightened up if Labor wins the next election. Labor’s shadow minister for the environment Tony Burke says the party, if ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2018 - 11:57

  12. Australia: Mining Giant Seeks To Avoid Federal Scrutiny Of Water Diversion Plan

    13 Jun 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani has been accused of seeking to dodge federal scrutiny of its plan to build a pipeline pumping billions of liters of water from the Suttor River in the state of Que ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  13. Murray-Darling Basin: No New NSW Dams Projected

    11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News Water NSW says new dams are not part of its 20 year plan, released this week, which instead looks at other ways of saving water such as piping, channels and mid-river storage points. The NSW Gov ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2018 - 08:45

  14. Deal On Murray Darling Basin Plan Could Make History For Australian Indigenous Peoples' Water Rights

    11 May 2018- 12:58 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Conversation Australia's Labor Party has agreed to a federal government policy package intended to ensure the survival of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. Proposed amendments to the plan, if impleme ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2018 - 14:01

  15. Coalition, Labor in Murray Darling Deal

    8 May 2018- 12:20 by Local Press Report CANBERRA SBS News Australia's government has struck a deal with the Labor opposition to ensure sufficient amounts of water are returned to the Murray-Darling river system for environmental flows. A suite of new ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2018 - 12:35

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