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  • 24 Jul 2018- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Tap water supplies for more than 14 million Americans are contaminated with a cancer-causing industrial solvent according to an investigation released July 24 by US not-for-profit the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Trichloroethylene,
  • 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
  • 22 Jul 2018- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Hebei Province's Xiongan New Area has launched a campaign to curb pollution and improve the ecology of the Baiyangdian wetland, taking a series of measures such as closing high-polluted plants and installing sewage treatment
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:51 by OOSKAnews Info RAMALLAH, Palestine Authority Israeli forces destroyed water pipelines in Furush Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus July 19 according to a municipal source. As reported by the official Palestinian news agency  WAFA, Deputy Mayor of Furush Beit Dajan Azzam al
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Info SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico Residents of San Cristobal de las Casas in south east Mexico are blaming the Coca Cola company for high levels of diabetes in the population. Potable water is scarce in the Chiapas mountain town, where some neighborhoods have
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:21 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post The prospect of lead contamination in Hong Kong drinking water reared its ugly head again on Thursday [July 19] after samples from a new public housing estate were found to contain excessive levels of the heavy metal. But
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report San Francisco Climate Bonds Initiative Green bond issuer San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is seeking both domestic and international interest for its new tranches of Climate Bonds Certified green municipal bonds, of approximately $402
  • 18 Jul 2018- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY UN Environment (UNEP) and Google announced a global partnership July 16 that aims to expand what the world knows about the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems. Long term, the partnership hopes to establish a platform for open
  • 11 Jul 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation According to the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) due to the less rainfall in the country, the water level in Tarbela Dam has touched the dead level. Tarbela Dam situated on the main stem of the Indus River but due to the fewer
  • 7 Jul 2018- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC A former Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has again criticized the agency’s management by Scott Pruitt, who resigned from his position as agency last week. Pruitt had kept his position for nearly 18 months
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report JOHOR BARU The Straits Times Johor's Menteri Besar Osman Sapian said the state hopes that it can raise the price of the raw water that it sells to Singapore after discussions. The price could well be raised from the current 3 Malaysian sen (1.01
  • 11 Jul 2018- 12:32 by OOSKAnews Info COPENHAGEN, Denmark Progress has been achieved, but big challenges remain for the health of European water, the European Environment Agency (EEA) reports its 2018 European Waters Assessment.  The EEA report gives an updated health check on over 130,000 surface
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News High levels of payments to bosses and investors by water companies have damaged customer trust, the regulator Ofwat has said. It has published new rules that will force firms to explain how executive pay is linked to performance and to
  • 7 Jul 2018- 07:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK, NY The world is not on track to reach United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) on Water and Sanitation by the deadline set for 2030, according to a new report from UN-Water, the United Nations entity tasked with coordinating 30 UN
  • 1 Jul 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Due to excessive use of water by residents and low rainfall, Rawal Lake, one of the main sources of water in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad is almost dried up. The lake can hardly meet the water needs of the residents for

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