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  • 21 Jan 2021- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines is currently working on a report to overrule Supreme Decrees which allowed Nuevo Arcoiris S.A.C, the Peruvian subsidiary of Canadian Tesoro Mineral Corpto acquire and hold mineral and other related
  • 18 Jan 2021- 08:21 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Insider India The Supreme Court on Wednesday said pollution-free water forms a basic right under the constitutional framework as it took suo moto cognisance of the issue of contamination of rivers by sewage effluents. A bench, headed by
  • 18 Jan 2021- 08:16 by Local Press Report LANSING MI CNN Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and former Flint Public Works director Howard Croft were each charged Wednesday with two counts of willful neglect of duty as part of an investigation into the Flint water crisis, according to court documents.
  • 18 Jan 2021- 08:21 by Local Press Report BEIJING SciTech Daily Drinking water in several cities and regions in China contains high levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), according to a new study. The findings, from a team of researchers at Tsinghua University, Beijing,
  • 21 Jan 2021- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Human rights groups have called on the Zimbabwean government to ensure access to clean water amid tightening COVID-19 lockdown restrictions across the country. The Zimbabwe Human rights NGO Forum (HR Forum) has  expressed concern  that
  • 11 Jan 2021- 12:16 by Local Press Report CASPER WY Fairfield Citizen Leaders of several tribal nations said a Trump administration decision to permit five oil companies drilling rights in Wyoming will destroy cultural resources, compromise air and water quality and violate existing treaty rights,
  • 11 Jan 2021- 12:25 by Local Press Report YANGON Myanmar NOW Residents of two villages in Yangon region’s Twante township met with representatives of a nearby fertilizer factory and government officials last week to demand the closure of the foul-smelling plant. The meeting took place on December 29
  • 11 Jan 2021- 12:26 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Baltic Times Lithuania is facing sanctions of "several hundred millions euros" for its failure to comply with the EU directive on waste water treatment, the country's Environment Minister Simonas Gentvilas says. According to
  • 11 Jan 2021- 12:20 by Local Press Report MEAD NE The Guardian AltEn, an ethanol producer in Mead, Nebraska, has been accumulating thousands of pounds of a smelly, lime-green mash of fermented grains, distributing some to farm fields as a “soil conditioner” and accumulating the rest on the grounds
  • 13 Jan 2021- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent St Paul MN, United States Last month, opponents of Canadian pipeline company Enbridge’s new $2.6bn Line 3 Canada-US oil pipeline replacement project have filed a lawsuit to halt construction following concerns from environmentalists and indigenous
  • 13 Jan 2021- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The government of China has approved a new law on Yangtze River conservation, following a third review, which will take effect on March 1 2021. The new legislation is part of China’s efforts to protect the country’s “mother river” which
  • 9 Jan 2021- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the first major update to the US's lead and copper rule (LCR) in nearly 30 years. The new regulation means that homeowners, schools and childcare centres
  • 3 Jan 2021- 07:51 by Local Press Report VITORIA Mining Technology Samarco Mineração is set to resume operations at its Germano complex in Minas Gerais and Ubu complex in Espírito Santo, Brazil, after it met the licensing requirements. The company has commenced production of iron ore pellets. The
  • 3 Jan 2021- 08:05 by Local Press Report HARARE NewsDay Zimbabwe Parliament has moved to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, with legislators taking turns to condemn the use of the highly toxic element in gold extraction because of the serious environmental and health dangers it poses.
  • 3 Jan 2021- 08:02 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The New Indian Express The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) plans to upgrade 20 of its Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs), in the light of the National Green Tribunal’s order on the need for better treated water to be discharged by

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