Pollution

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  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:02 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA The Straits Times A diesel pollutant detected in Sungai Selangor in the Malaysian state of Selangor forced the shutdown of four water treatment plants on Sunday (July 21), affecting consumers in the Klang Valley, one of the country's most
  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:01 by Local Press Report PARIS The Guardian As France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capital’s water supplies had been contaminated with harmful levels of the
  • 22 Jul 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) of England and Wales has announced a sweeping price review for 14 of the 17 water companies it regulates. The plan demands improvement in the environment and services for customers and calls for
  • 22 Jul 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil New evidence has emerged in the case of the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse, where nearly 300 people died, has developed with suggestions that the German safety certification company engaged by mining giant Vale SA was aware of
  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFA)) has issued a grim first report on progress towards achieving four critical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to eradicating hunger, providing access to sanitation,
  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared strikes and initiated protests against US
  • 19 Jul 2019- 13:12 by Local Press Report HELSINKI Yle Uutiset Moomin Characters Ltd, the limited liability company that controls the image and licensing rights of the Moomin characters, plans to raise one million euros next year to protect the Baltic Sea. Company CEO Roleff Kråkström first proposed
  • 19 Jul 2019- 13:10 by Local Press Report SAN ANTONIO TX Hellenic Shipping News Independent energy producer Remnant Oil Co has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, blaming in part a 2017 order by New Mexico’s land commissioner that left it unable to inject fresh water into many of its wells.
  • 17 Jul 2019- 10:01 by Local Press Report MEMPHIS TN CNN A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth gators." The police posted the warning to Facebook on Saturday after officers found a suspect
  • 16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have blocked the Panamerican Highway, and local
  • 16 Jul 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SACRAMENTO, CA California's Department of Conservation ordered oil giant Chevron July 13 to immediately "take all measures" to the stop the flow and "prevent any new surface expressions" near a well site that has spilled about
  • 16 Jul 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eastern Ukraine utility Voda Donbasa (VD) has informed the WASH Cluster in the country of two incidents of violence which affected the beleaguered Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday July 13-14. There
  • 13 Jul 2019- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald Trump's administration is considering a veto of defense spending legislation which seeks to address PFAS chemical contamination of water resources. The White House has indicated that the
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report FLINT MI MLive US Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Flint, Michigsn is among communities already impacted by “the climate crisis and environmental injustice" and repeated the claim that children here have rising levels of lead
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:56 by Local Press Report GUANGZHOU XINHUANET Mussels, maritime creatures adhering to rocks and boat hulls, can inspire engineering innovations that help ensure blood transfusion safety, purify water and clean up oil spills, according to research published on Wednesday. Other

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