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  1. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  2. Trump Administration Seeks To Gut US Water Protections

    12 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government agencies this week proposed a redefinition of “waters of the United States” that “clarifies” federal authority under previous President Obama’s Clean Water Act. Envir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2018 - 10:02

  3. Deregulation Of Mountaintop Removal Endangers Health Of US Mining Communities

    14 Dec 2018- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research published by advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims that the Trump administration and the United States Congress have endangered public health in mining communities. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2018 - 09:43

  4. USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in 46 States

    12 Dec 2018- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has earmarked up to $2.4 Billion USD for water and environmental infrastructure projects in 46 states, affecting 936,000 rural Americans. In ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2018 - 10:46

  5. Funding For Drinking Water Supply In Northern Haiti

    12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and r ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:28

  6. US Nestle Waters CEO Acknowledges "Massive" PR Problem

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Business Insider Activists have pushed to ban bottled water due to concerns over plastic bottles' wastefulness and pollution. Companies have been criticized for paying minimal fees to communities w ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  7. Michigan Top Doc To Be Tried For Manslaughter

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Michigan Radio On December 7, a judge decided another top state health department official should face trial in connection with the Flint water crisis. Dr. Eden Wells listened as District Court Judge Willi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  8. Mexico-US Tijuana River Wastewater Issues Highlighted

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report IMPERIAL BEACH CA 10 News The U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday to discuss water quality and other concerns with the Tijuana River Watershed. The com ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  9. Trump Administration Seeks To Dilute Water Protections

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The Trump administration is expected to put forth a proposal on Tuesday that would significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation on clean water, according to a talking points mem ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  10. New UN Initiative To Save The Aral Sea

    4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/04/2018 - 08:54

  11. US Court Considers Consolidation Of Billions Of Dollars Worth Of PFAS Chemical Contamination Claims

    4 Dec 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 07:32

  12. $614 Million USD WIFIA Loan For San Diego Water Purification

    4 Dec 2018- 06:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a $614 Million USD loan to San Diego, California, about one-half the cost of the City of San Diego’s Pure Water Project. Th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 06:39

  13. Salinity And Alkalinity Hit US Drinking Water, Eco-systems

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report COLLEGE PARK MD Maryland Today The increasing saltiness and alkalinity of streams and rivers is creating a toxic brew including metals and nitrogen-containing compounds, and threatens drinking water supplies and eco ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:19

  14. El Paso Will Be First Large US City To Drink Treated Sewage Water

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report EL PASO TX CNN News One of the city of El Paso's prime sources of water is the Rio Grande. Typically the river can supply as much as half of the city's water needs. But climate change is making that increa ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:17

  15. NASA Enlists Private Companies For Moon Water Hunt

    30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Quartz The US space agency is kicking off a $2.6 Billion USD push to hire private companies to ferry scientific instruments to the Moon. NASA did not explain why the companies were selected, or how fu ...

    Local Press Report - 11/30/2018 - 05:41

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