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  1. Luxemburg Has Europe's Cleanest Bathing Water, Albania Dirtiest

    29 May 2018- 16:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Luxembourg, Luxemburg Despite a slight drop in results, 85 per cent of swimming sites across Europe monitored in 2017 met the European Union's highest and most stringent 'excellent' quality stan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  2. Danube Tree Management Angers Slovak Conservationists

    1 May 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Info BRATISLAVA, Slovakia Nature conservanionists are up in arms about Danube-bank vegetation management undertaken by Slovak authorities as anti-flood measures. The Slovak Water Management Company has "cut all the vege ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:28

  3. Slovakia: Atrazine Contamination In South-West Drinking Water

    26 Apr 2018- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRATISLAVA, Slovakia A criminal complaint has been filed this week against an unknown party for contamination of groundwater in the Zitny Ostrov region, in the south west of Slovakia. The suit alleges environm ...

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

  4. Auditors Will Examine EU Strategy to Combat Desertification

    1 Feb 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the European Union’s (EU) strategic framework for combating desertification to examine whether risk of desertification in EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2018 - 06:34

  5. Slovakia Program Aims to Combat Drought

    24 Jan 2018- 10:28 by Local Press Report BRATISLAVA Inter Press News Agency A landmark program to combat drought set to be implemented in the small Central European country of Slovakia could be an inspiration for other states as extreme weather events bec ...

    Local Press Report - 01/24/2018 - 10:28

  6. Bulgaria and Slovakia Pursued by Europe for Nitrate Infractions

    30 Sep 2016- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has called on Bulgaria and Slovakia to comply with EU water legislation against nitrate pollution in a “factsheet” released on 29th September. The EC issues month ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2016 - 11:24

  7. Slovak Premier Defends Water Export Ban

    24 Feb 2016- 09:05 by Local Press Report BRATISLAVA Xinhua The Slovak government is determined to advocate a constitutional ban on water exports, due to which the European Commission (EC) launched an infringement procedure against Slovakia in late 2015, a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2016 - 09:05

  8. Slovakia to Defend Its Ban on Water Exports

    4 Feb 2016- 09:45 by Local Press Report BRATISLAVA Xinhua Slovakia will legally defend the complaint of a Polish firm over the fact that since 2014, the Slovak Constitution has banned water exports abroad unless it's for consumer packaging or humanit ...

    Local Press Report - 02/04/2016 - 09:45

  9. Czech Republic Considers Inter-Basin Transfers to Fight Drought

    15 Dec 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech government is considering a plan to transfer water from the Danube River to the Vltava or Elbe rivers in an effort to mitigate the effects of ongoing drought. The plan would in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:43

  10. Two Cases of Polio Reported in Ukraine

    3 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine For the first time in five years, two children from Zakarpatskaya oblast in southwestern Ukraine have contracted polio, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported this week. The children-- a 4-y ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2015 - 10:01

  11. Hungary Joins Program to Upgrade Water Utilities in Ukraine's Zakarpattia Region

    15 Apr 2015- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary Hungary will participate in a project to upgrade water utilities in southwestern Ukraine's Zakarpattia Oblast, local media reported last week. The project, which will cost at least $10.6 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2015 - 11:11

  12. Slovakia to Ban Water Exports

    23 Oct 2014- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRATISLAVA, Slovakia The Slovak Parliament this week approved a bill that would ban water exports. The proposed legislation, which recognizes water as a strategic resource in the country, is expected to enter ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2014 - 10:42

  13. Slovakian Government Considers Ban on Exporting Water

    21 Aug 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report BRATISLAVA The Slovak Spectator The government approved at its August 20 session the draft constitutional amendment that bans the export of water from Slovakia. Smer plans to amend the fourth article of the constit ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2014 - 10:16

  14. Slovakian Prime Minister Tours Flood Area

    23 Jul 2014- 09:34 by Local Press Report BRATISLAVA Shanghai Daily Prime Minister Robert Fico visited Northern Slovakia, region hit by heavy rains and floods. "It's a small miracle that a flood wave in the wake of big storm in Vratna Dolina that ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2014 - 09:34

  15. Slovakia's Ruling Party Wants to Ban Exporting Water

    21 Jul 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report BRATISLAVA The Slovak Spectator The ruling Smer party is serious about its plan to add a ban on exporting water into the country’s constitution, a move which came in response to a populist outcry over new rules reg ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2014 - 21:04

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