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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Norsk Hydro’s Production Still Cut In Brazil After Spills

    7 May 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Norwegian metals firm Norsk Hydro remains under court-imposed production cuts at its troubled aluminum plant in northern Brazil. A federal court has upheld the cuts, which have reduced Hydro’s ...

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

  4. Norsk Hydro Says There is No Evidence of Toxic Overflow at Alunorte Refinery

    12 Apr 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report OSLO Aluminum Insider Norsk Hydro A.S.A. reported the findings of two reviews of the ongoing situation at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A.’s (Alunorte) refining plant, both of which confirm the company’s contention ...

    Local Press Report - 04/12/2018 - 09:26

  5. Putin Election Speech Highlights Water, Environment Challenges

    14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report OSLO Bellona.org What is Putin promising Russians now that he has been Russia’s leader for longer than Leonid Brezhnev? At a number of points in a recent speech, Putin alluded to Russia’s ongoing environmental prob ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 09:17

  6. Norsk Hydro Admits Illegal Brazil Dam Spillage

    14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report OSLO News in English Norway Norwegian industrial firm Norsk Hydro has confirmed a series of unlicensed “release” of what it calls “excess rainwater” from its large aluminum plant in Brazil last month. Others call t ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 06:18

  7. Norsk Hydro Makes Emergency Moves at Brazil Aluminum Smelter to Address Water Treatment Problems

    7 Mar 2018- 08:20 by Local Press Report OSLO Aluminum Insider In an effort at bringing operations at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) back to 100 percent as soon as possible, Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday that CFO Eivind Kallevik is replac ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2018 - 08:22

  8. Norway Issues $1bn Threat to Brazil Over Rising Amazon Destruction

    23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report OSLO The Guardian Norway has issued a blunt threat to Brazil that if rising deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is not reversed, its billion-dollar financial assistance will fall to zero. The leaders of the two ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2017 - 13:28

  9. Global Crises Divert Support From Drought-Stricken Southern Africa

    10 Jun 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report OSLO International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 31 million people in southern Africa are currently affected by the strongest El Nino event in 30 years. Expectations are that it could rise to 4 ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2016 - 09:17

  10. Water Shortages Increase Gender Inequality in Zimbabwe: Minister

    29 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Worsening water shortages across the country, fueled by dwindling public sector financing, are exacerbating gender inequality, Water, Environment and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri warned l ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:45

  11. OOSKAnews Voices: Feeling the Power of Climate Change: What Is Green Hydropower in a Shifting Climate?

    3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a g ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59

  12. UN Appeals for $7.73 Billion for Syrians, Host Communities in 2016

    13 Jan 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week appealed to member states for $7.73 billion USD in new funding to help 22.5 million Syrians and other people in the region affected by Syria’s ongoing c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:35

  13. Norway Fund Imposes Tougher Water-Use Requirements for Companies

    22 Oct 2015- 09:32 by Local Press Report OSLO Wall Street Journal Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world’s largest by assets, has decided to impose tougher requirements on how businesses it invests in manage water resources. The fund, which is run by N ...

    Local Press Report - 10/22/2015 - 09:32

  14. Land Degradation, Desertification Cost Trillions, Create Refugees: Study

    16 Sep 2015- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway Land degradation, including desertification, causes trillions of dollars worth of economic losses each year and could create tens of millions of refugees around the world, according to a new repor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2015 - 10:27

  15. IOC Concerned About Olympic Games’ Environmental Impacts on Beijing, Almaty

    2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAUSANNE, Switzerland Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics could have a negative impact on the country’s water resources, according to an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report released on June ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2015 - 10:06

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