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  • 26 Jul 2017- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On July 25th, the Trump administration’s US Bureau of Land Management submitted a rescission to eliminate an Obama era policy that required companies to disclose the chemicals used for fracking on public and tribal lands
  • 26 Jul 2017- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On July 25th, the Trump administration’s US Bureau of Land Management submitted a rescission to eliminate an Obama era policy that required companies to disclose the chemicals used for fracking on public and tribal lands
  • 25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Raw water supplied from Malaysia’s Pahang state to Selangor state is being tested due to concerns about bauxite mining pollution in Pahang rivers. Selangor Menteri Besar (chief minister) Mohamed Azmin Ali said over the weekend that
  • 30 Oct 2015- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia The recently completed water industry restructuring in Malaysia’s Selangor state means an end to water rationing, Selangor Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamed Azmin Ali announced this week. "With this success, I promise …
  • 24 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The energy-water-food nexus requires businesses to adopt innovative “systems thinking” to address systemic challenges worldwide, participants heard at a roundtable discussion on “The Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Risks and
  • 6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A group of environmental scientists has expressed concern about the potential impacts of Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal project, and has called on the government to come up with an action plan to address those impacts. In
  • 13 Oct 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Three water treatment plants in Malaysia's Selangor state that were shut down over the weekend due to pollution from an oil spill are operational again, the Selangor Water Management Board (Luas) announced on October 12th.
  • 19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar again asked for Asian Development Bank  (ADB) funding for the $14 billion USD, 4,500-megawatt Diamer-Bhasha dam project during talks with ADB President Takehiko Nakao in Islamabad this week. Nakao
  • 3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI). The report, “ Global Shale Gas
  • 4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Malay Mail Online The water pumping station at the Kampung Hang Tuah, Bestari Jaya mining pool has been sabotaged again, according to youth, sports, infrastructure and public amenities committee chairman Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi. He said the incident
  • 22 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The private sector has a role to play in disaster preparedness and relief, but businesses have not been sufficiently integrated into the disaster system, according to a report released last week by the US Chamber of
  • 23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHAH ALAM, Malaysia Malaysia’s Selangor state announced this week that it would turn to experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and from neighboring Singapore to help it monitor water quality, particularly water being supplied to treatment
  • 19 Jun 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM Malaysian Digest Efforts to find alternative water sources by the Selangor government have been carried out since the last El Nino in 2005, with 19 mining ponds gazetted as protected areas in 2009. The Alternative Water Resources Task Force
  • 21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France/WASHINGTON, DC, United States The world’s energy sector currently accounts for about 15 percent of total global water use, and that figure is expected to increase by 2035, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned this week. The agency
  • 21 Nov 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The water crisis that millions of people worldwide are currently facing is rarely about absolute water scarcity, but rather is an issue of economic scarcity resulting in problems with distribution, according to Jerry Delli

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