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  1. Sink The Mink: Didn't Work

    15 Dec 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report OSLO The Guardian Decomposing mink buried in mass graves in Denmark after being culled because of coronavirus fears may have contaminated the groundwater as parliament announced a commission to investigate the gove ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 11:20

  2. UN World Food Programme Wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

    12 Oct 2020- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat OSLO, Norway The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP). The Norwegian Nobel Committee said that the World Food Programme won the award "for its effort ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  3. Introducing The Osloo: Norwegians Urged To Pee In The Shower

    20 Oct 2019- 09:27 by Local Press Report OSLO Voice of Europe Frode Hult, who works in the Water- and Sewer Agency in Oslo have been mocked in Norwegian social media after he said that people in Oslo should pee in the shower so to save water. Frode Hult s ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2019 - 09:30

  4. Drought And Conflict Displacements Affect Quarter Of A Million In Somalia

    15 Sep 2019- 07:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat OSLO, Norway The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned that a combination of drought, conflict and general insecurity in 2019 has forced almost 250,000 people into migrating from their homes in Somalia. The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:29

  5. Norway Hasn't Detected Source Of Drinking Water Contamination

    11 Jun 2019- 13:22 by Local Press Report ASKOEY ABC News Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital. Baard Espeli, deputy mayor of the municipality ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2019 - 13:22

  6. Brazil Court Allows Norsk Hydro To Resume Operations At World's Biggest Aluminum Production Facility After 2018 Water Contamination Event

    18 May 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELEM, Brazil A federal court in Brazil has lifted a production embargo on Norsk Hydro aluminum production activities at the Alunorte facility. Operations have been curtailed since May 2018 following an enviro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 11:06

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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