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  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU investment will enable the desal
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others. According
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Increasing levels of pollution in rivers threaten the health and livelihoods of some 323 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The report, “ A
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:50 by Local Press Report GAZA International Middle East Media Center As every year, during the summer, the water shortage in the Gaza Strip is accentuated. At the same time, the energy shortage caused by the blockade prevents engines and water pumps from pushing it from wells and
  • 14 Jul 2016- 09:14 by Local Press Report ANKARA International Middle East Media Center The Turkish Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs announced, Tuesday, that Turkey is to establish a seawater desalination plant to solve water crisis, estimating the cost of the project to $300,000,000 USD.
  • 17 Jun 2016- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HA TINH, Vietnam Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group is postponing the opening of its steel mill in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, in the wake of a national scandal over the role of industrial pollution in a series of recent mass fish deaths. The Taipei
  • 9 Jun 2016- 08:14 by Local Press Report HAIFA Ynetnews Ashkelon desalination facility has been distrupted for years as masses of Gazan sewage has piled up; Israeli Electric Corporation is planning on supplying Gaza’s sewage treatment plant with power to reduce the level of pollution washing up on
  • 22 Mar 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report ASHKELON Ynetnews Israel has been ignoring Palestinian requests to help them build a new water treatment plant in the Gaza Strip. As a result, one of Israeli's most important water desalinization plants in Ashkelon was recently taken off line due to
  • 25 Feb 2016- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has distanced itself from the oil spill affecting water wells in Maili Nne area in Eldoret saying the affected areas are "too far" from its facilities. KPC Acting Managing Director Joe Sang said a
  • 24 Nov 2015- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan About 100 protesters, most of them farmers from the Lujhu and Hunei districts of Kaohsiung, held protests this week against a plan to build a new wire and screw production facility in Hunei. The protesters, as well as some
  • 30 Sep 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan A panel of judges with the Kaohsiung branch of Taiwan's High Court on September 29th found Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE) and four company employees not guilty of releasing untreated industrial wastewater into the
  • 29 Sep 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report TAIPEI China Post Much of Taipei was in lockdown mode as Typhoon Dujuan made landfall yesterday, pounding the island's north with heavy rain and winds, with the city implementing halts to water drawing from reservoirs to guard existing drinking water
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Environment Ministry and private sector partners on March 9th launched a new program to restore the Athi River basin, which is being rapidly depleted due to industrial pollution and human encroachment. Cabinet Secretary for
  • 23 Jan 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WOTE, Kenya The Makueni County government is demanding that action be taken against companies that dump industrial waste into the Athi River. The county Executive for Water and Irrigation, Andrew Mulwa, said polluting industries must be compelled to

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