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  • 22 Nov 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland A group of 133 developing nations, known as G77+China, as well as a number of NGOs walked out of UN climate change talks held in Warsaw, Poland this week due to differences with countries who are the biggest polluters. Representatives of
  • 18 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Global experts participating in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 19th Conference of Parties (COP 19) talks in Warsaw, Poland, last week called for a change in the way the international community is addressing
  • 13 Nov 2013- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland All 10 of the nations at highest risk due to extreme weather from 1993-2012 are developing countries, with Haiti topping the list because of last year’s Superstorm Sandy, which left 200,000 people homeless, according to the latest Global
  • 26 Oct 2011- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The Polish Ministry of the Treasury has recently unveiled plans to sell a 39.46 percent stake in local water utility Water Supply Services Company HKW, based in Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland. The treasury has set a minimum price of $13.3
  • 24 Nov 2010- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The southern Polish city of Ruda-Slaska completed a major European Union co-funded water and wastewater program. The total cost of the project was over $60 million USD, 65 percent of which came from the Cohesion Fund of the European Union
  • 1 Sep 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland B etween May and August, 14 of Poland's 16 regions were hit by the worst floods experienced in the country for more than a decade. The flooding has been centered around the basins of the Vistula and Odra rivers, where fioodwaters
  • 29 Jul 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The third round of public consultation on water management, which is focused on Polish river basins, has concluded. The consultation, organized by the Polish Board of Water Management, KZGW, began on December 22, 2008 and wrapped up at
  • 15 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Construction firm Energoaparatura has won a contract for a water management project for the second largest Polish oil company, Lotos. Under the contract, Energoaparatura will modernize Lotos' water treatment plant. The project is
  • 7 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland M ining company Adamow, located in Turek town in central Poland, is investing in a water management system to allow storage of water resources in quarries. 'We have started this project taking into account data concerning higher water
  • 30 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Lotos, one of the largest refineries in Poland, has started construction of its new industrial sewage plant. The contractor and supplier of the license and the technology is Biogradex. "The walls of the new biological reactor are