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  1. Trump Replaces OPIC With Bigger, Better "USIDFC" To Take On China In Developing Countries

    16 Oct 2018- 15:43 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President Donald Trump signed the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act last week, creating a new foreign aid agency to replace the Overseas Private Inves ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/16/2018 - 16:23

  2. US Mayors’ Water Council Calls For Overhaul In Water Pipe Procurement Processes

    14 Oct 2018- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FLINT, MI The US Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Water Council has released a report examining the daunting challenges US cities face with replacing hundreds of thousands of miles of aging and failing pipes, whic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2018 - 11:56

  3. Bless My Cotton Socks I'm In The Nude

    10 Oct 2018- 09:11 by Local Press Report MANDAN ND US News Mandan police say a man high on drugs climbed naked into the holy water font during Mass at a church. Officers were called to Spirit of Life Catholic Church about 9 a.m. Tuesday and arrested the 2 ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2018 - 09:11

  4. US Federal Disaster Relief Funds Wasted By Short-Termism

    9 Oct 2018- 07:55 by Local Press Report DAVANT LA The New York Times US Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) public assistance program has provided at least $81 billion to state, territorial and local governments in response to disasters declared ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2018 - 07:55

  5. Environmentalists Describe "Insanely Toxic" Water Contamination In Wake Of Hurricane Florence

    8 Oct 2018- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Wilmington, United States Water toxicity tests conducted by environmental groups since September's Hurricane Florence caused severe flooding in states on the US’s Atlantic seaboard show much higher levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2018 - 08:21

  6. "Chronic Kidney Disease Of Unknown Causes": Is Drinking Water Quality To Blame?

    7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Medical Express Chronic kidney disease of unknown causes, or CKDu, has become a widespread threat to agricultural workers in South Asia, especially in Sri Lanka. In 2014, Sri Lanka's Ministry of H ...

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

  7. Texas: Killer Brain-Eating Amoeba

    5 Oct 2018- 08:08 by Local Press Report WACO TX CNN News After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what's commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health officials are investigating the Texas surf resort he visited. "There have been no r ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2018 - 08:08

  8. OOSKAnews Voices: The Long View On Long-Term Climate Impacts: Building Cathedrals Of Resilience

    8 Oct 2018- 07:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-fou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2018 - 07:18

  9. New York State Sets Aside $200 Million USD To Combat Water Pollution, Contamination

    3 Oct 2018- 09:31 by Local Press Report ALBANY NY News 12 Long Island Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set aside $200 million in state aid to fight water pollution and contamination. Much of those funds will soon be flowing into Long Island communities to clean cont ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2018 - 09:31

  10. The Florida Key: Water Quality Is A Blame Game In US Senate Race

    3 Oct 2018- 09:31 by Local Press Report FORT MYERS FL Wink News The water quality crisis is at the forefront of issues this campaign season and the two candidates running for a Senate seat don’t see eye to eye in regards to cleaning our water. Gov. Scott ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2018 - 09:31

  11. 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

  12. New York’s Next Nickname: The Big Sponge?

    30 Sep 2018- 10:13 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times New York, city officials said, needs to do better at dealing with weather phenomena that are becoming more common So officials have spent three years studying how Copenhagen coped wit ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2018 - 10:13

  13. US, India and Saudi Arabia Have Most To Lose Economically From Climate Change

    26 Sep 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Info SAN DIEGO, United States The top three countries with the most to lose economically from climate change are the United States, India and Saudi Arabia, according to new research. China also places in the top five countr ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/26/2018 - 08:21

  14. US Government "Must Act Now" On PFAS Contamination At Military Bases

    26 Sep 2018- 06:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States New analysis by US science advocacy organization the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) highlights significant health risks posed to military families and communities by per and poly ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 06:04

  15. Rail Company Blamed For Hurricane Flooding In North Carolina Town

    25 Sep 2018- 07:51 by Local Press Report LUMBERTON NBC News People who live on the south side of town say they know where most of the flooding came from during Hurricane Matthew in 2016: a railroad underpass that intersects Interstate 95. The underpass le ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2018 - 07:51

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