Disasters

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  • 3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation has developed a “unique” technology to treat contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Rosatom Chief Executive Sergei Kirienko said this week. He told Rossiya
  • 3 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Members of Peru’s indigenous Achuar community seized oil wells in the country’s northern Loreto region this week to pressure the government to compensate them for pollution caused by the petroleum operations on their lands.  The protesters
  • 6 Feb 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador US oil giant Chevron this week rejected a proposal to use $106 million USD that the Ecuadorian government owes it for breach of contract to compensate indigenous communities affected by toxic wastewater sumping n the country's Amazon
  • 6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Indigenous Ecuadorian groups this week called on US Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson, who is currently visiting the South American country, to demand that US oil giant Chevron pay the $9.5 billion USD judgment handed down
  • 31 Jul 2014- 09:15 by Local Press Report PORTLAND, OR Reuters Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the U.S. shore, scientists said on Tuesday.
  • 3 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaragua is looking to attract Indian businesses to participate in its planned canal project to link the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. A Chinese company, HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd
  • 14 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A specialist team from Moscow has produced an audit and upgrade plan for the fresh and wastewater resources in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the main city on one of the disputed islands under Russian control off its Pacific coast. Sakhalin Island is
  • As part of Russian efforts to clean up its Pacific coast, the city of Port Vanino last week released details of a project to end the release of raw sewage into the sea and significantly reduce pollution from the maritime industry in the area.
  • Authorities in Chile’s Coquimbo region are turning to seawater desalination to counter the effects of drought in the region.  
  • The sparsely populated Sakhalin Island, located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Russia’s far-eastern region, is under serious threat of critical water shortages by the middle of this century.
  • 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
  • 27 Jan 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report Russia, VLADIVOSTOK Itar-Tass (Russia) A leak was found in the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline in Yakutia, which spilled 450 cubic meters of oil onto the ground 30 kilometers from the town ofLensk on January 20. The leak occurred because of a pipe