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  1. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  2. Industries Seek To Water Down Europe's Protections Of Rivers And Lakes

    18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 09:22

  3. Hippo Poop Crisis

    8 May 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTWERP, Belgium The health of Lake Victoria's ecosystem in East Africa is under an increasing threat attributed to the decline in hippopotamus populations. A 20 percent decline in population due to poachi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2019 - 08:06

  4. UK Contributes $11.6 Million USD For Gaza Desal Plant

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Palestinian News & Info Agency Britain announced today a contribution of 9 million GBP for the Gaza water desalination plant, said Mazen Ghneim, head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA). This came ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

  5. Monks Launch Legal Fight to Protect Water Purity Of Trappist Beer

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report ROCHEFORT The Guardian As keepers of one of only 14 abbeys in the world producing Trappist beer, the monks of Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy, in Rochefort, are dogged defenders of the purity of the spring water from which ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

  6. Europe Drought Predictions: Forest Fires And Fearful Farmers

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Phys.org Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018's arid conditions. In G ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  7. Belgium: Flanders Works On Water "Shutdown Plan"

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times Since it still has not rained enough to make up for last year's water shortage, the Flemish Environment Agency (VMM) is investigating how it can solve potential problems by switchin ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  8. EU And China To Cooperate On Water Sustainability, Circular Economy

    2 Apr 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EU Reporter From 1 to 3 April 2019, an EU delegation headed by Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella is visiting China to continue and deepen EU-China environmental bilatera ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2019 - 07:54

  9. European Parliament Supports Plan To Improve Tap Water Quality

    28 Mar 2019- 14:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament has agreed first steps to approve a plan to improve consumers’ trust in tap water. The proposal, a recast of the now-dated 1998 Drinking Water Directive, backs the pri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/28/2019 - 14:13

  10. Manneken Pis Has Been Wasting Drinking Water, What A Dick!

    27 Mar 2019- 06:21 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times The statue of Manneken Pis, the little boy who symbolises the spirit of the people of Brussels, is doing his bit for the environment. Until now, the boy has – as most of us do – been tur ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2019 - 06:21

  11. EIB Supports Romania Efforts To Meet EU Water, Wastewater Directives

    12 Mar 2019- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved March 6 a $13.5 Million USD loan to Romania's Alba County Regional Water Company. When complete, Alba County, In Transylvania, will be in comp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2019 - 07:55

  12. EU Responds To Citizens' Initiative, Updates Drinking Water Quality Standards

    8 Mar 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted new rules updating quality standards of drinking water. A reviosion to the EU Drinking Water Directive responds to the first-ever successful ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 08:05

  13. EU Refers Greece To Court Of Justice Over Nitrates Pollution

    8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission In April 2015, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled that Greece violated EU law by failing to protect its waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources (C-149/14) ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2019 - 06:59

  14. EU Aims For Sixfold Increase In Use Of Treated Wastewater For Irrigation

    25 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality sta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2019 - 09:50

  15. Water Diplomacy Conclusions Adopted By Council Of The European Union

    22 Nov 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union, which represents the executive governments of the EU's member states, adopted a number of conclusions on "Water Diplomacy" November 19. Citin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 09:38

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