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  • 25 Jun 2020- 06:27 by Local Press Report BEIJING Inside Climate News Environmental lawyer Zhang Jingjing has worked in 20 countries since 2015 to help clean up or shut down Chinese-owned mines, power plants or industrial projects. Corporate Risk Pollution Social Issues Water Quality Beijing Asia
  • 25 Jun 2020- 06:30 by Local Press Report MANCHESTER News Medical From the early days of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been found in the feces of those infected. Cities with a considerable burden of disease have found the virus in
  • 18 Jun 2020- 10:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, Scotland Professor Bob Ferrier, Director of the Hydro Nation International Centre (HNIC) at The James Hutton Institute (JHI), Scotland, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews – VIDEO LINK Ferrier describes the rationale of
  • 17 Jun 2020- 06:57 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO Bulawayo 24 News An outbreak of water borne diseases has struck Bulawayo's Luveve township leaving an unnamed number of people dead and others hospitalized. Residents of Bulawayo took to the streets on Saturday to show displeasure at the way
  • 17 Jun 2020- 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VEVEY, Switzerland Bottled water giant Nestle has announced a new strategic direction for its water bottling business to focus on “functional” water (mineral, vitamin, etc) and high-end international brands (eg San Pellegrino and Perrier). The decision,
  • 16 Jun 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Russian Legal Information Agency An environmental offence case was launched against employees companies Norilsk Nickel and Mekhanobr Engineering over wastewater discharge to Tomulakh river in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk Krai, the Investigative Committee’s
  • 16 Jun 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER CTV News The operator of the Trans Mountain Pipeline estimates that between 940 and 1,195 barrels of oil were spilled at Sumas Pump Station in Abbotsford, B.C., early Saturday morning. The company that runs the pipeline says freestanding oil
  • 16 Jun 2020- 09:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has approved $27.4 Million USD in financial support for Kosovo’s Fostering and Leveraging Opportunities for Water Security Program (FLOWS). A 10 June announcement describes the programme's aims to
  • 15 Jun 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report NAGPUR Deccan Herald A team of scientists from the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) will visit the Lonar lake in Maharashtra's Buldhana district next week and collect its water samples to analyse why it has turned
  • 16 Jun 2020- 09:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat OTTAWA, Canada The "Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Collaborative" has called on the Canadian government to implement a proposed $1.6 Billion USD Action Plan to address some of the greatest environmental challenges facing the region over the next
  • 16 Jun 2020- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium NGO European Water Association's (EWA) “Water Manifesto 2020” identifies current challenges for water management in Europe and presents corresponding sustainable solutions in four critical themes: Nature-based Solutions to Respond
  • 16 Jun 2020- 14:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States New funding has been confirmed for operation support and maintenance of the North Gaza wastewater treatment plant. The World Bank announced  new funding of $10 Million USD 10 June for four years, and is further supported with
  • 15 Jun 2020- 08:19 by Local Press Report SAN DIEGO CA NBC San Diego Both United States and Mexican officials announced separate plans on Tuesday to upgrade Tijuana River wastewater facilities. The international river has been a longtime problem for residents of Imperial Beach and Tijuana, as sewage
  • 11 Jun 2020- 09:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Experts at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have urged the Government of Japan to delay any decision regarding the release of radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear facility
  • 10 Jun 2020- 05:59 by Local Press Report NORILSK Tass The maximum allowable concentration of hazardous substances (MAC) in water of fuel-contaminated reservoirs in Norilsk exceeds the norm 60 times "in the most difficult zones," First Deputy Emergencies Minister Alexander Chupriyan told

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