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  1. US Tightens Regulations On Testing Drinking Water For Lead; Critics Remain Unconvinced

    12 Oct 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 07:39

  2. 15-Year-Old Indigenous Canadian Water Activist Participates In UN Climate Action Summit: "We Can't Eat Money Or Drink Oil"!

    28 Sep 2019- 04:22 by TWD Staff NEW YORK NY, United States For the second time in two years, 15-year-old Autumn Peltier, Anishinabek Nation (Canada) chief water commissioner went to the United Nations to participate in the UN Climate Action Summit. Peltie ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:38

  3. Maude Barlow Calls For "Blue Communities" To Battle Water Privatization

    9 Sep 2019- 05:39 by Local Press Report OTTAWA ON Nation of Change In her new book "Whose Water Is It, Anyway?" rights activist Maude Barlow writes not just about the hazards of water privatization but about proactive efforts that communities ar ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:41

  4. Sharing Youth Visions For Water And Peace

    10 Jul 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info MONTREAL, Canada The International Secretariat for Water, in partnership with the Geneva Water Hub and the World Youth Parliament for Water, has released a call for submissions for the Youth for Water and Peace Platfor ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/10/2019 - 10:46

  5. Survival Of The Wettest

    10 Jul 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Info SASKATOON SK, Canada As a part of research about water security in the Prairie provinces of Canada, scientists from the University of Saskatchewan investigated how people cope with water problems or learn to share scar ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/10/2019 - 08:04

  6. Argentina Supreme Court Upholds Ban On Mining In Glacier Regions

    11 Jun 2019- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The Supreme Court of Argentina has upheld the constitutionality of an environmental law that bans mining in glacial areas. A challenge to the law had been brought by Canada’s Barrick Go ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2019 - 04:10

  7. Human Rights Watch Backs Canadian First Nations' Water Rights

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report TORONTO ONT Human Rights Watch World Water Day on March 22, 2019 is a reminder that many of Canada’s First Nations communities do not have safe drinking water, Chiefs of Ontario and Human Rights Watch said today. T ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:07

  8. Mounties Investigate Iceberg Water Theft

    14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report PORT UNION NL Saskatoon Star Phoenix Newfoundland thieves have made off with some unusual loot: Iceberg water. The Mounties say 30,000 litres were stolen from a warehouse in Port Union, N.L. They say the water — en ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2019 - 11:58

  9. "Climate Chaos" From Melting Ice Sheets Predicted

    8 Feb 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report MONTREAL ON Science Daily The weather these days is wild and will be wilder still within a century-- in part, because the water from melting ice sheets off Greenland and in the Antarctic will cause extreme weather a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2019 - 11:27

  10. "Urgency And Scope" Of Northern Hemisphere Lake Ice Loss Identified

    6 Feb 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Info TORONTO, Canada An examination of available information and projections has revealed the urgency and scope of lake ice loss around the Northern Hemisphere. A new report emphasizes the socioeconomic importance of winter ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/06/2019 - 08:04

  11. Canada Investment Fund Issues $1.15 Billion USD Green Bonds In Euros

    1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report TORONTO Cision Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) issued its first Euro denominated Green Bond. The sale of €1 billion in 10-year fixed-rate notes will enable CPPIB to invest further in eligible assets suc ...

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

  12. Racism Inherent In Canada First Nations Water Crisis

    30 Jan 2019- 08:02 by Local Press Report TORONTO, Canada The Globe and Mail In Canada there are villages and reserves, almost exclusively Indigenous, that continue to exist under long-term boil-water advisories. The water isn’t reliable enough to drink on ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2019 - 08:02

  13. Brine Pollution Undercuts The Case For Desal: UN Report

    15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations Univ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 07:45

  14. Canada Oilsands Waste To Be Washed Away With Water?

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report FORT MCMURRAY ALB The Star While the world watches, the mining companies operating here have been allowed by regulators to pursue a clean-up technique called water capping. It’s supposed to work like this: put the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  15. Romaine Lettuce Contamination Warning Issued

    22 Nov 2018- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an unusually broad warning this week about a fresh outbreak of E.coli linked to romaine lettuce, and cautioned people not ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 10:27

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