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  • 27 Sep 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not
  • 27 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not
  • 22 Sep 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 22 Sep 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 20 Sep 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states There are a lot of environmental risks, especially water-related issues, associated with hard mineral mining, and it is currently not being properly disclosed, according to a World Resources Institute paper released last
  • 1 Sep 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, pa, WARRENDALE International electronics and electrical engineering firm Siemens won a $13 million USD order from Slovakia Steel Mills, a.s. (SSM) to supply a water treatment facility for its new steelworks site. The company announced on
  • 30 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I In recent weeks, national governments, lending institutions and non-governmental organizations have announced increases in aid packages for victims of recent devastating floods in Pakistan. The floods, which began late
  • 30 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, IL, NAPERVILE U.S.-based water treatment company Nalco opened an $8.5 million USD research and development and corporate facility in Pune, India, that will focus on water and process research as well as sustainability solutions for the
  • 18 Aug 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAS VEGAS, Nevada Mexican and American federal water officials met last week in Las Vegas to discuss water-sharing agreements concerning the trans-boundary Colorado River. The two nations have been discussing water shortages and water-sharing deals
  • 18 Aug 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, AZ, PHOENIX Phoenix-based mining company Freeport McMoRan has submitted an environmental impact assessment for a $270 million USD desalination plant for its Chilean subsidy, Minera Candelaria. The plant will have the initial capacity to
  • 4 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Kyrgyzstan U.S. Department of State The United States pledged an additional $48.6 million USD to assist Kyrgyzstan in the wake of recent unrest in the Central Asian country. The $48.6 million USD is in addition to planned bilateral assistance
  • 27 Jul 2010- 20:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), together with the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish Fund), on July 21 announced $50 million USD in grants for
  • 20 Jul 2010- 20:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Six months after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake destroyed most of Haiti's already limited water and sanitation services, Director of Haiti Programs for International Relief & Development (IRD) Yvette
  • 7 Jun 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, WHITE PLAINS ITT Corporation announced that it won a $32 million USD contract from Mumbai-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for the phase two extension to the Doha South wastewater treatment plant in Qatar. The deal involves design

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