Pollution

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  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:49 by Local Press Report HANOI Vn Express International Days after many Hanoians had their tap water turn smelly, the culprit’s been identified- used oil dumped into a water source. The reason for a burned and pungent smell detected in the tap water in different parts of Hanoi since
  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:47 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe Government on Friday ordered the Harare City Council and other local authorities to abandon all the tenders they had been using to procure water treatment chemicals. In place of the tenders, Local Government Minister July Moyo said,
  • 16 Oct 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary Several hundred politicians, bankers, businessmen, inventors and scientists gathered in Budapest, Hungary, this week to discuss challenges of emerging water crises – issues concerning abundant, scarce and polluted waters – and their
  • 16 Oct 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The World Health Organization (WHO) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian health situation in northeast Syria, where up to 200,000 people have been displaced as a result of increased military operations since 9 October, and almost
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Protocol meeting.  The London Convention, to
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:30 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole Sand is a limited resource and the most mined mineral in the world in terms of volume and yet, its presence is taken for granted. As a result of the modernisation and growing urbanisation across South Asia, demand for sand has
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Mayor Vilnius Municipality, alongside the Capital City Company Vilnius Heat Networks (VST) are committed to protecting the environment and providing a better service to citizens of the Lithuanian capital, according to local officials. This
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new interactive map  measuring nature’s contributions to human well-being suggests that as many as five billion people, particularly in Africa and South Asia, are likely
  • 12 Oct 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, a proposed new requirement that local water
  • 12 Oct 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new  report  from the European Environment Agency (EEA) underscores that urban wastewater treatment now must also address additional challenges brought on by climate changes, increasing populations and, importantly, new pollutants.
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report BONN Euractiv A warmer climate and Europe’s ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease, Professor Martin Exner said in an interview. “What we are seeing now is
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:11 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Journal A bill seeking to declare water produced from seawater desalination plants a public good has begun to be read in Chile. If passed, the bill, introduced into the Senate in January 2018, would allow the distribution of such water to be
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report GREENWOOD VILLAGE CO Mining.com Newmont Goldcorp confirmed on Wednesday the lifting of an almost four-week illegal blockade affecting its Peñasquito gold-silver mine in Mexico, which will cost the operation thousands of tonnes in terms of lost output. The
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:30 by Local Press Report GNDEVAZ France 24 Armenian villagers are locked in what they say is a David-and-Goliath style battle for the environment and their livelihoods, standing guard around the clock to protect their land from a multinational mining company. Protesters say planned
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY 7 News (Australia) A massive metal detector attached to a helicopter is being flown over large parts of NSW to help farmers discover water and mineral sources. The airborne electromagnetic survey over the state's drought-stricken central west

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