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  1. UK Fracking Guidelines On Earthquake Risk To Be Relaxed

    10 Oct 2018- 08:34 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Rules designed to halt fracking operations if they trigger minor earthquakes could be relaxed as the shale industry begins to expand, the UK energy minister, Claire Perry, has said. A series of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2018 - 08:34

  2. UK Parliamentary Committee Calls For Compulsory Water Metering In England And Wales

    9 Oct 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Members of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) say that all water companies should be allowed to introduce compulsory metering. They say that the idea is to help save water. But ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2018 - 09:57

  3. UK: Jailed Fracking Activists To Appeal Sentences

    7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report PRESTON The Guardian Three environmental activists who became the first people to be jailed for an anti-fracking protest in the UK are to appeal against their sentences amid growing anger over their “excessive and e ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2018 - 11:03

  4. Conflict Drives Dramatic Increase In Cholera Cases In Hudaydah

    2 Oct 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Hudaydah, Yemen Suspected cholera cases have almost tripled in Yemen’s coastal Hudaydah governorate since a dramatic increase in fighting between the Houthis and forces backed by the Saudi- and Emirati-led Coal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2018 - 10:48

  5. UK Activists Jailed For Anti-fracking Protest

    27 Sep 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report PRESTON The Guardian On September 26, three environmental activists, believed to be the the first, received jail sentences for an anti-fracking protest in the UK. Another defendant was given a 12-month suspended se ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2018 - 06:54

  6. UK Opposition Party Would Re-Nationalize England's Water Industry

    25 Sep 2018- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Liverpool, UK The UK’s opposition Labour party has announced plans for a publicly-owned, “re-nationalized” water system in England, run by local councils, workers and customers. Addressing Labour’s annual part ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2018 - 11:41

  7. UK Faces Spring Droughts After Summer Heatwave

    25 Sep 2018- 07:58 by Local Press Report LONDON The Independent Water companies, government bodies and environmental groups have warned that the extreme weather this summer could lead to a drought in spring next year. The National Drought Group (NDG), whi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2018 - 07:58

  8. Scotland Deploys Education To Tackle Fatbergs

    18 Sep 2018- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Scottish Water, the public utility that provides water and sewarage services across Scotland, is to pilot a new approach to tackle the phenomenon of "fatbergs" in sewage systems,  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 09:18

  9. Kyrgyzstan Glacier Shrinkage: Climate Change Or Aggressive Mining?

    12 Sep 2018- 10:01 by Local Press Report OXFORD oDR The Central Asian state’s Tian Shan mountain range isn’t just home to shrinking glaciers. It’s also the site of an international mining operation. Kyrgyz ecologist Kaliya Moldogaziyeva comments about the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2018 - 10:01

  10. UK Utilities And NGOs Declare "Shared Principles"

    11 Sep 2018- 11:52 by Local Press Report LONDON Utility Week Nine of the UK’s water companies have, along with 20 NGOs, joined together to create a set of “shared principles” to improve the health of the environment. The shared principles announced today ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2018 - 11:52

  11. English Utility Warns That Supply Will Meet Only Half Of Demand By 2030

    10 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report WORTHING BBC News Southern Water is warning that customer demand will be double its available supply by 2030 unless it takes action. Southern Water said climate change, a reduction of the amount of water allowed to ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2018 - 08:49

  12. Anglian Water To Invest $8.4 Billion USD To Tackl "Extreme Weather Challenges"

    8 Sep 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report HUNTINGDON BBC News Anglian Water has announced plans to invest £6.5 billion in its network to combat future "extreme weather challenges". Chief Executive Officer Peter Simpson said the money would be used ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2018 - 11:00

  13. Experts Can Predict Yemen Cholera Outbreaks By Studying Rainfall Patterns

    8 Sep 2018- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A model developed by US scientists and NASA satellite data can predict where cholera is most at risk of spreading, with a reported 92 percent accuracy in war-torn Yemen. The UN describes ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 09:22

  14. European Expats Will Fundraise For Pakistan Dams

    21 Aug 2018- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar is to visit the United Kingdom and other European countries to speak to expat Pakistanis about water scarcity in the country and discuss fundrais ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2018 - 09:04

  15. UK's National Farmers' Union Launches Water Bank

    12 Aug 2018- 09:15 by Local Press Report PRESTON Farmers Guardian The Water Bank follows an appeal by the National Farmers' Union to the Environment Agency (EA) at last week’s Agricultural Drought Summit for more flexibility in the abstraction licens ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2018 - 09:15

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