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  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report GBARNGA Front Page Africa According to a recent report by the National Bureau of Concession (NBC) sent to the Liberian Senate shows that three million gallons of diverse toxic chemicals were released into the Kokoyah District, Bong County community by MNG
  • 7 May 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Norwegian metals firm Norsk Hydro remains under court-imposed production cuts at its troubled aluminum plant in northern Brazil. A federal court has upheld the cuts, which have reduced Hydro’s production by half, on the grounds the plant
  • 14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report OSLO News in English Norway Norwegian industrial firm Norsk Hydro has confirmed a series of unlicensed “release” of what it calls “excess rainwater” from its large aluminum plant in Brazil last month. Others call the release “ulovlige utslipp”(illegal spills
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Heritage The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lofa County Inspector, Stephen Gibson, has said the over 1,500 inhabitants of the Lisco Community in Voinjama District, Lofa County, are risking their health by drinking unsafe creek water. Inspector
  • 11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Tenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager, Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA)
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The New Republic Liberia The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Reporters & Editors Network of Liberia (WASH R&E) says it has launched an investigation into the 2012/2013 WASH Budget in the amount of $2.2 million USD. The investigation was
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, TX, AUSTIN A reassessment of climate vulnerability in West Africa warns that Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire are more vulnerable to climate effects such as flooding and sea level rise than previously thought. The working paper, disseminated in
  • 19 Jul 2010- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia T he Liberian government has adopted the National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy. The policy was jointly formulated by the ministries of lands, mines and energy, health, internal affairs, planning and economic affairs and
  • 17 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The Liberian Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy and Focal Consult International Limited of Accra, Ghana have signed a 10-month contract for a water reform study in Liberia. The contract was signed earlier this month in the Liberian
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 16 Dec 2009- 13:49 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report OSLO, Norway Financial Times The $457 billion USD Norwegian Government Pension Fund is increasing efforts to mitigate water management risks in its investment portfolio. Fund managers Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will be lead sponsor of the CDP
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The Liberian government has appealed for international aid to help provide safe drinking water in towns affected by a caterpillar infestation that has polluted a number of water sources. "Adequate safe drinking water is in short

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