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  1. Drought, Poor Management Caused Fish Deaths

    20 Feb 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The Australian Academy of Science released a report February 10 examining the recent devastating fish deaths in the Darling River. The report was commissioned by the opposition Labor Party (A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 10:20

  2. Adani Group Under Spotlight Again After Another Mine Waste Spill

    13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall Februa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2019 - 13:44

  3. Dam Fire Threatens Melbourne's Biggest Water Supply

    1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Australian Broadcasting Company Authorities said a blaze burning on the banks of Melbourne's largest dam for the past week could threaten the city's water supply, as the state braced for another ...

    Local Press Report - 02/01/2019 - 08:08

  4. Long-Term Trend Analysis Shows Increasing Frequency Of "Food Shocks"

    31 Jan 2019- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Info HOBART, Australia Sudden losses to food production ("Shocks") and their consequences across land and sea pose cumulative threats to global sustainability. New research launched January 29 by the University of ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/31/2019 - 09:36

  5. Australia: Applications Sought For $360 Million USD Water Infrastructure Funding

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report CANBERRA Mirage News State and territory governments are urged to apply for a share of 500 Million AUD ($360 Million USD) for new water infrastructure projects, which have the potential to transform regional commun ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:13

  6. More Mass Fish Deaths Anticipated In New South Wales As High Temperatures Persist

    15 Jan 2019- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sydney, Australia The Australian state of New South Wales will mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after recent masss fish deaths caused by drought in the region, it was announced January 15. Record ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 07:35

  7. Oz Advises Households To Run Taps For 30 Seconds To Avoid Lead Poisoning

    27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE News.com Australian households have been officially advised to run their taps for at least 30 seconds in the morning amid fears of lead poisoning from plumbing products. The alert was issued in July by en ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2018 - 12:52

  8. Oz PM Announces Extra $363 Million USD For Water Infrastructure

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE The Guardian Michael McCormack has announced an extra $500m (Australian) for water infrastructure projects, including dams, a near doubling of capital spending in the Coalition’s water infrastructure fund ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  9. Logging In Melbourne Water Catchments Will Reduce City Water Supply

    18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Phys.org Continued logging in Melbourne's water catchments could reduce the city's water supply by the equivalent of 600,000 people's annual water use every year by 2050, according to new a ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2018 - 14:04

  10. Researchers Examine Climate Change Responsibility For Australia Droughts, Floods

    16 Nov 2018- 15:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Researchers from Australia's Climate Council describes linkages betwen climate change and severe droughts and floods gripping much of Australia. The Council's new report "Delug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2018 - 15:09

  11. Stream Life Is "Swimming In A Mixture Of Pharmaceuticals"

    14 Nov 2018- 09:48 by OOSKAnews Info Melbourne, Australia A multitude of biologically active pharmaceuticals contaminate surface waters globally, yet their presence in aquatic food webs remain largely unknown. A new study released in Science Daily on Nove ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/14/2018 - 09:48

  12. Oz Labor Party Leader Proposes New Pacific Development Bank

    29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Conversation Bill Shorten is flagging that Labor would set up a government-backed infrastructure investment bank to promote concessional financing for nation-building projects in the Pacific. In a sp ...

    Local Press Report - 10/29/2018 - 10:29

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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