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  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States 509 new dams are planned or are currently under construction in global protected areas where there are already 1,249 dams with almost 40 percent planned for rivers in Europe, according to a new study. Protected areas are
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC National Law Review As climate change accelerates, clashes between states over water rights are heating up due to this resulting strained resource. In the 2020–2021 session, the US Supreme Court likely will issue rulings that could alter the
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government of Malaysia has announced an allocation of $2.3 Billion USD for improvements to the nation's water supply network. Environment and Water Minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man made the announcement 3 August at the
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representatives. If passed, the bill would authorize
  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times A new Russian law that allows deforestation and construction near the shores of Siberia’s Lake Baikal has sparked backlash among environmental activists who say the law threatens protected natural areas. Lake Baikal, the world’s
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, despite committing to reduce its extraction
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The murder of 219 environmental activists makes 2019 the deadliest year on record for people defending water and land resources from mining, agriculture and logging businesses. A new report from NGO Global Witness, released 29 July
  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:57 by Local Press Report ACCRA GBC Ghana Online Parliament has approved two separate loan facilities to the tune of about one hundred and two million Euro (€101,761,002.1) for the design and the construction of Nima drain from Kaokudi to the Odaw River Basin. The project covers works
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:50 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam Plus In the framework of ASOSAI cooperation in the 2012-2013 period, an audit on water issues in the river basin was successfully carried out with the participation of five Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:46 by Local Press Report FLINT MI A divided Michigan Supreme Court says state government departments, former Gov. Rick Snyder and former emergency managers he appointed to run the city of Flint must face a civil lawsuit related to their handling of the city’s water crisis. In a
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Unsecured bank lenders to troubled environmental services company Hyflux Ltd have succeeded in their appeal to the Singapore High Court to allow them to file an application to put the company under judicial management. More
  • 30 Jul 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GRONIGEN, The Netherlands A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive global report on the status of migratory freshwater fish reveals an alarming 76 percent drop in average populations between 1970 and 2016. "The Living Planet Index (LPI) For Migratory
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:44 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Global Finance Magazine With the Senate’s approval in June of the Water and Sanitation Framework Bill, Brazil kicked off a massive bidding process for the concession to run these services this and the coming years. The new law’s main objective is to
  • 15 Jul 2020- 09:39 by Local Press Report DAEJEON The Korea Times The Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-water) unveiled its vision, Wednesday, for its digital transformation and innovating technologies in water quality management to become the "world's top water platform company.  The vision,
  • 15 Jul 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The saga of financially distressed Singapore environmental services company Hyflux Ltd took another turn 10 July, with a new offer from yet another potential “white knight” investor, as Singapore-based Unilegend Investments

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