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  • 4 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities on September 29 rolled out a $77.2 million USD sanitation project in the southern governorate of Ziqar. “The governorate is suffering from wastewater leakages since the capacity of existing network is
  • 6 Sep 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's (NNPC) crackdown on pipeline vandalism and theft has spilled over to the water sector, as the state-firm faces fresh accusations that it has done nothing to prevent the water contamination
  • 23 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPOACAN, Mexico Residents of Capoacan in Veracruz state's Minatitlán municipality say a new coke plant and petroleum refinery are polluting the area and causing respiratory and skin diseases among the population. Fishermen and other locals claim
  • 6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria Environmental groups gathered in Nigeria’s Ogoniland region last weekend to call for a state of environmental emergency to be declared to mark the second anniversary of a UN Environment Program (UNEP) report highlighting massive and