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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. 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, ...

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

  3. 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 ...

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

  4. 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 ...

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

  5. 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 ...

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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 ...

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

  9. 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

  10. 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 ...

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

  11. EU to Address Drinking Water Access Laws Based on Citizens Initiative

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union will examine legislation dealing with access to drinking water, in response to the regional bloc’s first successful citizens’ initiative. “We will launch an EU-wide public ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/25/2014 - 10:10

  12. EIB's $165 Million Forestry Loan to Slovakia Includes Water Pollution

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by Local Press Report BRATISLAVA RTT News The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved Slovakia a loan of EUR 120 million to finance projects contributing to afforestation, improved forest protection and management and the upgrading ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2014 - 10:25

  13. Slovakian River Runs Red With Blood

    5 Dec 2013- 09:42 by Local Press Report MYJAVA The Huffington Post Residents in Myjava awoke from their slumbers to find a river running through their town flowing red- with what is assumed to be real blood. Roman Podbrezova, 65, told Central European ...

    Local Press Report - 12/05/2013 - 09:42

  14. Over 1.5 Million Sign on to Europe’s Right to Water Initiative

    Europe’s first citizens’ initiative, “Water Is a Human Right,” has collected more than 1.5 million signatures across the continent, with eight nations surpassing minimum number of signatures required to create a legislative proposal to the European ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2013 - 10:20

  15. WMO, GWP Launch Integrated Drought Management Program

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) teamed up this week to launch an Integrated Drought Management Program that will focus on monitoring and preventing this growing global concern. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2013 - 10:09

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