Disasters

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  • 19 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HOUSTON, TX, United States A study by researchers in the biotechnology department at Rice University in Houston has found that growing single strains of oil-rich algae in wastewater could be “a viable production method to procure algal biomass for
  • 26 Feb 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Twelfth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Jeff Seabright, Vice President for Environment and Water Resources at The Coca Cola
  • Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) has approved a transfer of 20 million cubic meters of water from La Fragua Dam to La Amistad Dam. Both dams are located in Coahuila State, on the US-Mexican border.
  • Carlos Álvarez García, president of the Agriculture and Livestock Chamber of Torreón, has warned that conflicts over water among producers in the La Laguna area could get worse, as the National Water Commission (Conagua) continues to say it will only release 450 million cubic meters of water for the agricultural cycle.
  • On the same day that Thailand’s government come out in support of Laos’ decision to immediately begin construction of the controversial Xayaburi Dam on the Lower Mekong River, international environmental NGO WWF issued a warning that construction puts environment and livelihoods in “grave danger.”
  • Tensions are rising again over the proposed Thai-funded Xayaburi Dam project in Laos. Last December in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the Mekong River Commission Council, representing Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand, debated the 1,260-megawatt dam’s future. Delegates decided that a fuller study of the dam’s impact was needed before further development.
  • 12 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Mexico's Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada in late December announced they had ratified the United States-Mexico International Boundary and
  • 26 Apr 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, TX, HOUSTON Exxon CEO and chairman Rex Tillerson denied reports that his company is to lead a multi-billion dollar water injection project to supply oil fields, which was recently awarded to international companies by the Iraqi government
  • 20 Jan 2009- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico and the United States are believed to have revived talks on the crucial issue of sharing the Colorado River water, a move that is being welcomed by parched communities in Nevada, Arizona and California. The two sides also seek
  • 19 Jan 2009- 21:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico and the United States are believed to have revived talks on the crucial issue of sharing the Colorado River water, a move that is being welcomed by parched communities in Nevada, Arizona and California. The two sides also seek