Pollution

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  • 15 Aug 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico More than 25 dead manatees have been discovered in the wetlands of Tabasco, Mexico in the last three months, while fishermen have also reported fish deaths in the Bitzal River. Officials and researchers have not been able to find a
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:21 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times The Delhi Jal Board’s (DJB) proposal to produce potable water from sewage treatment plants (STPs) after mixing the treated water with Yamuna’s water has raised eyebrows of city-based activists. “While on paper such a scheme appears
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:24 by Local Press Report RUSTENBERG ESI-Africa The South African non-profit civil action group, Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), has written to Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti highlighting issues at the Magalies Water Board. Governance issues at a water utility
  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden Toxic blue-green algae blooms are creating problems at Swedish water treatment plants as Europe's heatwave persists. The blooms thrive at higher temperatures and water purifiers are at risk of failing to filter toxic substances that have
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA The Hill A terminally ill man has been awarded $289 million in the first cancer-related trial against agricultural giant Monsanto. The jury in a San Francisco Superior Court on Friday unanimously ordered the company to award Dewyane Johnson,
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report BISMARCK ND NBC News Over the past decade, the biggest in a series of oil booms has transformed North Dakota, reinvigorating an economy that was largely known for its agricultural output. Oil production has brought with it an ecological problem that
  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Info JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs is to consider a total ban on manufacture, importation and use of microbeads – the tiny plastic beads used in cosmetics, toothpaste and sandblasting. A recent study by the country
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report URUCUI teleSUR According to a recent study undertaken by Inacio Pereira Lima, a master's student in Women's Health at the Federal University of Piaui's (UFPI) Center of Health and Sciences, 83.4 percent of the breast milk samples taken in
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:25 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Of all the things that were obliterated when Hurricane Maria crunched into Puerto Rico in September last year, trust may end up being the hardest to repair. Residents of the US territory are openly disdainful of the efforts of government,
  • 8 Aug 2018- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Indigenous communities affected by Guatemala’s Pojom II and San Andrés dams filed a complaint August 7 before Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) independent accountability mechanism claiming that serious social and environmental
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Journal Times The European Commission has opened an infringement case against Ireland in the EU Court of Justice because it has continued to exceed the limits of trihalomethane contamination in drinking water supplies across the country.
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s new President Imran Khan’s manifesto included a pledge to plant 10 billion tree saplings within five years to address climate change challenges. A tree-planting “tsunami” is planned to protect Pakistan’s landscape by reducing
  • 6 Aug 2018- 06:27 by Local Press Report HA NOI Viet Nam News A bridge in the capital city that survived bombs during the American War has been reeling under an invasion of garbage that has gathered underneath it. The garbage makes life difficult for people who live under the bridge. It is there
  • 5 Aug 2018- 09:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Department of Energy approved July 30 $200 Million USD in additional funding for completing cleanup of nearly 20 square kilometers of the 1,500-square-kilometer Hanford Nuclear Reservation
  • 5 Aug 2018- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Info NEW DELHI, India An assessment by India's Central Pollution Control Board has found that the water quality of the Ganga (Ganges) River has improved in several locations. Satyapal Singh, minister of state for water resources, river development and Ganga

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