Disasters

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  • 21 Jul 2016- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSAKA, Japan High levels of radioactive contamination have been found in riverbanks, estuaries and coastal waters in Fukushima, environmental group Greenpeace Japan warned this week. The group said in a July 21st report that it had discovered
  • 28 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The nuclear disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant is “still unfolding,” former Prime Minister Naoto Kan warned this week. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on January 26th, Kan, who was the
  • 24 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report OSAKA Japan Times A powerful earthquake originating in what seismologists call the Nankai Trough off the Pacific coast could cut off tap water to roughly 8.32 million people in Osaka, or 94 percent of the prefecture’s residents, the Osaka Prefectural
  • 27 Jan 2011- 10:36 by Local Press Report SAN DIEGO, CA | Source: UPI UPI SAN DIEGO, CA | Source: UPI Millions of gallons of raw sewage from a broken pipeline at the Punta Bandera treatment plant in Baja, California is flowing down the Tijuana River to the Pacific Ocean. The sewage leak has led to
  • 11 Jan 2011- 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines  Philippine business conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) will likely invest in a $450 million USD project to supply water to Metro Manila and neighhoring towns and cities.  The move is expected to provide San Miguel with an indirect
  • 15 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines T he Philippine government has granted emergency loans to 10 water districts in Visayas, which was hit hard by typhoon "Frank" on June 20. According to government statistics, approximately 3.6 million people across 49