Pollution

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  • 18 Feb 2019- 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium New European Union (EU) funding will unlock more than $3.6 Billion USD of additional support to twelve large-scale environmental and climate projects in ten member states to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy
  • 20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. The Water Risk Filter tool now provides
  • 16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report Santa Maria CA Food Safety News The new investigative report about romaine lettuce contamination drew comments Wednesday from both FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas. The report looks at the most recent romaine E. coli
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report MINSK Belarusian Telegraph Agency The state budget will spend an equivalent of over $50 million on water deferrization in 2019-2020 according to Belarusian Housing and Utilities Minister Alexander Terekhov during the international conference held in Minsk on
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report BAGO Frontier Myanmar Since 2010, a construction boom in Myanmar has fuelled sharp growth in the extraction of sand from the Irrawaddy River that is then used in cement and asphalt. Environmental groups say this dredging is destabilising the river and
  • 13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall February 7, and that it had not applied for an
  • 13 Feb 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais will file a civil class action against iron ore mining giant Vale SA as the numbers of deaths caused by the Brumadinho dam disaster rose to 165 this week, with 155 still unaccounted for. An internal
  • 12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report BELMOPAN St. Lucia News Belize Monday said it is working towards addressing the unpleasant stench that is affecting the residents in the capital and has blamed the wastewater emanating from several industries operating “within close proximity to each other”.
  • 12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report DELHI India, which is in the midst of its development journey, may face a grave water crisis in the future. According to a government think tank report, based on data collected from 24 of the country’s 29 states, as many as 600 million people are currently
  • 12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Winter in Thailand will be over next week, the Meteorological Department announced yesterday. Even though the smog problem is expected to improve nationwide once winter ends, the arrival of summer brings along a new problem – water
  • 13 Feb 2019- 06:05 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have developed a device that can accurately measure fluoride concentrations using only a few drops of water. The importance of the device is that it is portable, less expensive that
  • 12 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research by UK think-tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) describes mainstream political and policy debates as having failed to recognize that human impacts on the environment have reached a critical stage,
  • 11 Feb 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Tass News Agency The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has set out to fully clean up Russia’s most polluted cities by 2024 within the framework of the state’s national project known as "Ecology", citing data uploaded to
  • 11 Feb 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Lawakers of the US House of Representatives and Senate have introduced a highly anticipated, but possibly doomed, joint Resolution widely labelled as a “Green New Deal”. According to co-sponsor and the republic's new
  • 11 Feb 2019- 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom A new investment framework that tries to measure investment "impacts" has been launched by the Investment Leaders Group (ILG) in co-operation with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). ILG

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