Disasters

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  • South Africa’s largest mining lobby clashed this week with a parliamentary committee on Water Affairs over regulations regarding control and management of acid mine drainage.
  • Environmental conservation groups, including WWF and International Rivers, have come out in the last week with criticism over a new Laotian government report that claims a redesigned Xayaburi Dam will address all the environmental problems associated with its construction.
  • 17 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia A recent report in the Cambodian daily Phnom Penh Post documented the disastrous effect of “anarchical,” “reckless” gold mining in Prey Lang forest-- one of Indochina’s last great expanses of lowland evergreen forest and one of
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South African utility Rand Water Services is looking to U.S. water system technology firms to bolster its distribution capacity in the country's growing industrial and urban centers. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency