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  1. Brazil: No New Pantanal Hydro Projects Until May 2020

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Hydro World The National Water Agency of Brazil (ANA) is suspending the granting of rights to use water resources for new hydro projects in the Pantanal region until May 2020. This decision will affect pro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  2. Brazil: Norsk Hydro Settles With Authorities After Aluminum Plant Water Contamination

    12 Sep 2018- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway Norwegian giant Norsk Hydro has reached agreement with Brazilian authorities following February’s discharge of untreated water from the group's Alunorte alumina plant, the world’s largest. &q ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:00

  3. 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

  4. Brazil State Declares Drought Emergency

    22 Aug 2018- 07:44 by Local Press Report MACEIO Al Jazeera Brazil's northeastern state of Alagoas has declared a 180-day state of emergency after dozens of cities in the region experienced water shortages that have affected more than 200,000 people. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2018 - 07:44

  5. Brazil Legislation Would De-regulate Pesticide Restrictions

    14 Aug 2018- 12:23 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Fresh Fruit Portal Brazilian lawmakers have reportedly resurrected a 2002 bill that would severely reduce the role of government health and environment departments in authorizing new pesticides. A second b ...

    Local Press Report - 08/14/2018 - 12:23

  6. 80 Percent Of Breast Milk Samples In Brazil City Reveal Poisonous Agro-toxin

    12 Aug 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report URUCUI teleSUR According to a recent study undertaken by Inacio Pereira Lima, a master's student in Women's Health at the Federal University of Piaui's (UFPI) Center of Health and Sciences, 83.4 perc ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2018 - 09:17

  7. Brazil River Contamination Hits Norsk Hydro Earnings

    27 Jul 2018- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway Norwegian giant Norsk Hydro's earnings have been hit by production cuts at the company's controversial Alunorte alumina plant in Brazil. Alunorte, the world's largets alumina plant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2018 - 11:14

  8. Samarco Dam Disaster: BHP And Vale Settle $5.28 Billion USD Claim With Brazilian Authorities

    29 Jun 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale have signed an agreement with Brazilian authorities to settle a $5.28 Billion USD civil lawsuit related to the 2015 tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 12:32

  9. Brazil: New Mining Regulations Will Protect Water Resources

    13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report BRASILIA DevDiscourse President Michel Temer on Tuesday signed decrees regulating the new mining code, setting stricter environmental rules and enforcing mine closures, but also aiming to boost funding for the sect ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2018 - 16:57

  10. China's CGGC Acquires Sao Paul Water Supply Company

    29 May 2018- 15:33 by OOSKAnews Info Sao Paulo, Brazil China Gezhouba Group Co (CGGC) announced May 29 that its subsidiary in Brazil has purchased a 100 percent stake of a water supply company in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in a latest move to improve the Chinese ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  11. BRICS Nations Vow Enhanced Cooperation In Improving Water Infrastructure, Water Resource Management

    21 May 2018- 05:59 by OOSKAnews Info DURBAN, South Africa The Environment Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS nations) have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord in dealing with climate change worldwide. Regardi ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  12. IFAD Report Examines Sustainable Solutions To Water Stress

    2 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A new report from The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report titled, "The Water Advantage: Seeking sustainable solutions for water stress" highlights the potential o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  13. Brazil: Mining Giants Get Court Extension On Dam Disaster Reparation

    25 Apr 2018- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil A court in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, has extended the deadline for mining giants Samarco, Vale and BHP Billiton to present the final settlement related to one of Brazil’s worst environmental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  14. Brazil: Anglo American Fined $21 Million USD For Iron Ore Duct Spillage

    19 Apr 2018- 09:08 by Local Press Report BRASILIA, Brazil Mongabay A second iron ore pipeline leak within three weeks has occurred on the Santo Antônio do Grama River as well as contaminating nearby pastureland according to IBAMA, Brazil’s environmental a ...

    Local Press Report - 04/25/2018 - 11:13

  15. Braz Prez Article From World Water Forum Highlights Climate Change; WASH; Claims Successes For Brazil In Environmental Conservation, Ecosystem Protection

    23 Mar 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia Michel Temer, President of Brazil, has penned an op-ed article, supplied to, and reproduced by a number of international media outlets, on the occasion of World Water Day, March 22. Brazil’s capital, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2018 - 10:39

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