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  • 18 Feb 2019- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHOENIX, AZ Nestle has announced the immediate closure of a bottling plant in Phoenix, Arizona, US which only opened in 2016. The company’s factory manager cited increased competition as the reason behind the decision, while the plant has previously
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day seminar "Shared Management of Resources
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:49 by Local Press Report EVART Click On Detroit For the first time, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is commenting on why the controversial Nestle water permit was approved. Nestle is pumping out 400 gallons of water from the Great Lakes each minute, and the state is
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities announced August 29 that its efforts to create a national database for water networks has been completed. The database includes every river of more that 500 meters in length and each standing body of water larger than
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Info TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s Water Authority announced at the end of August that, even with an increase in rainfall over previous years, the country can expect the country's 5 year drought to continue. Three threshold lines mark the water status in the Kinneret
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment has said that the country needs more than $148 Billion USD to reduce heavy pollution in urban rivers. Chinese cities are under pressure to cut what authorities call “black and stinky water” to less
  • 23 Jul 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC An July 19 audit report by the US's Office of the Inspector General has concluded that the country's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) made a series of errors and oversights in reaction to contamination of drinking
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report SAN BERNARDINO CA Palm Springs Desert Sun The U.S. Forest Service has granted Nestle a new three-year permit to continue operating its bottled water pipeline in the San Bernardino National Forest. The agency announced the decision Wednesday, saying the
  • 20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) The New South Wales Government has watered down changes to laws governing the Murray-Darling river system that were proposed in the wake of the water theft and corruption investigations, according to Labor and the Greens. The
  • 15 Jun 2018- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India is suffering from "the worst water crisis" in its history according to a new report by the country's National Institution for Transforming India (also called NITI Aayog), a government think tank. The report, "
  • 13 Jun 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani has been accused of seeking to dodge federal scrutiny of its plan to build a pipeline pumping billions of liters of water from the Suttor River in the state of Queensland, 60 percent of which has been
  • 9 Jun 2018- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank announced on June 6  that it has approved three loans totalling US$600 Million USD to China to improve water resource management. “Water scarcity is one of the most pressing challenges to China’s sustainable
  • 31 May 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASEL, Switzerland Chemical company Lonza Group has been accused this week of negligently contaminating drinking water in Switzerland. According to the public prosecutor’s office of the Swiss canton of Valais, Lonz allowed a carcinogenic solvent to
  • 29 May 2018- 15:42 by Local Press Report RICHMOND, VA NRDC Two proposed large gas pipelines could pollute valuable groundwater that supplies drinking water across Virginia, according to a report released May 29 by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The report concludes that the pollution threat

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