Water Quality

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  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States NGO Food and Water Watch has submitted a letter to the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights alleging that the US is in breach of the UN's International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights with regard to the
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report LUCKNOW Financial Express On the eve of Makar Sankranti, many devotees refused to take a dip in the sacred Gomti river of Uttar Pradesh because of the rising pollution level in it. The water of the river, which is used to perform Hindu rituals has reportedly
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations University, there are 16,000 desalination plants
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:13 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post Some $190 million will be spent to construct filtration stations in Preah Sihanouk province to address the problem of dirty water flowing into the sea. However, the director-general of public works at the Ministry of Public
  • 13 Jan 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald J Trump is set to nominate controversial former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to head up the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), a move which is raising the ire of
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report TALLAHASSEE FL US News and World Report Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is receiving praise from environmentalists and state officials across political lines after he released a slew of efforts to protect the state's waters on Thursday, just two days
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report ROCHESTER NY Glacier Hub A recent study traces black carbon transport from the Gulf War Kuwait oil fires of January to November 1991 to the atmosphere and ice core at Muztagh Ata Mountain on the remote northern Tibetan plateau. Researchers examine the
  • 13 Jan 2019- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia Two international development banks have joined forces to support a new $172 Million USD program to bring sanitation services to over 200,000 people in small municipalities in Tunisia. African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report HÀ TĨNH Eleven Media Group The Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has raised concerns over the controversial Thạch Khê Iron Ore Mine in central Hà Tĩnh Province, saying the mine should not restart operations due to environmental risks.
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Food Magazine A new analysis shows variation in the way state and federal regulators manage PFAS contaminants in drinking water, with some states adopting guideline levels that are more health protective than the non-enforceable levels set
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE The Straits Times Singapore's water agency PUB has, at Johor's request, supplied additional treated water to Malaysia after production there was disrupted due to pollution. In response to media queries, PUB said on Sunday (Jan 6) that an
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 4 Jan 2019- 12:12 by Local Press Report JOHNSON COUNTY IN The New York Times On Wednesday, a group representing dozens of concerned parents called for a federal investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General — the same watchdog that examined the government’s slow
  • 3 Jan 2019- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Oil companies operating in Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s largest unconventional reserves of oil and gas, are illegally dumping thousands of tons of toxic oil and industrial waste in open ponds in the sensitive Patagonia
  • 2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland At the November 29 event in Geneva celebrating forty years of the Genevois Aquifer Agreement, OOSKAnews caught up with international delegate Luiz Amore, former Head of Foreign Affairs of the National Water Agency (ANA) of Brazil.

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