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  • 13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report BRASILIA DevDiscourse President Michel Temer on Tuesday signed decrees regulating the new mining code, setting stricter environmental rules and enforcing mine closures, but also aiming to boost funding for the sector's development. From now on, the
  • 13 Jun 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani has been accused of seeking to dodge federal scrutiny of its plan to build a pipeline pumping billions of liters of water from the Suttor River in the state of Queensland, 60 percent of which has been
  • 13 Jun 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC A growing list of US lawmakers are demanding release of a suppressed study that details concerns about toxic chemicals in the drinking water of millions of Americans. Eleven senators last week sent a letter to the heads of the US
  • 9 Jun 2018- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's TRENDS Industrial and Almar Water Solutions of the UAE last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on development of a massive solar powered desalination project for the Atacama region in Chile. Upon
  • 6 Jun 2018- 08:17 by Local Press Report MBOMBELA Mining Review A coalition of eight community and civil society organisations, that is resisting Atha-Africa Ventures’ proposed coal mine inside a Protected Area and Strategic Water Source Area in Mpumalanga, have launched new legal proceedings in the
  • 6 Jun 2018- 08:17 by Local Press Report CHICHUAHUA ABC News Rescuers searching Tuesday for seven people missing after a dam containing mineral tailings burst at a mine in the northern Mexican border state of Chihuahua found one body that was not yet identified, state officials said. Some 150 people
  • 30 May 2018- 09:08 by Local Press Report ABUJA Punch Three states, Ekiti, Rivers and Cross River, have opposed the bill on water resources sent to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari. Also Niger Delta leaders, under the aegis of The Pan- Niger Delta Forum, rejected the bill, saying it was
  • 29 May 2018- 16:41 by Local Press Report HAVANA, Cuba Miami Herald Flooding has damaged an oil refinery in central Cuba and caused crude oil to spill into Cienfuegos Bay as the remnants of Storm Alberto continue to drench the island in heavy rain. State-owned TV showed authorities using barriers
  • 29 May 2018- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC A joint US/German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth's mass on and beneath the planet's surface launched 22 May. The twin spacecraft of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
  • 22 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY The government of Kyrgizstan has demanded a new United Nations resolution on problems associated from uranium mining tailings. Deputy Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Kubatbek Boronov has drawn attention to uranium tailing dumps, close
  • 22 May 2018- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Officials from Cambodia's ministries of Environment, and Mines and Energy are investigating gold mining company Rong Chheng, which is suspected of releasing cyanide waste into a water canal. The release may have resulted in the
  • 20 May 2018- 08:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEDELLIN, Colombia Tens of thousands of residents evacuated villages on the banks of Colombia’s Cauca river last week after complications at the partially built Hidroituango dam, 170 kilometers north of Medellin and the country’s largest, led to a state
  • 20 May 2018- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LOS ANGELES, CA Former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has tweeted a proposition to Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt following reports about the administration's handling of a study containing warnings
  • 16 May 2018- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC A Freedom of Information Act filing by the US’s Union of Concerned Scientists has revealed that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) sought to block a federal government report on water contamination showing that
  • 14 May 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report OKLAHOMA CITY OK Insurance Journal Oklahoma oil and natural gas regulators have instructed the operators of 23 wastewater disposal wells to reduce their disposal volumes due to recent earthquakes in Garfield County. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission issued

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