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  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Hindustan Times The government in Karnataka on Friday said there was no question of releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu in line with the Supreme Court’s directive as the state itself was facing a shortage of drinking water. “There is no water for
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report BISMARCK, ND Rapid City Journal Fearing contamination of its drinking water, the Oglala Sioux Tribe has entered the legal fray against the Dakota Access pipeline. Attorneys working for the tribe filed a lawsuit Monday in U.S District Court in Washington
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report FREETOWN Awoko Chairman of the Water Resources Committee in Parliament Hon. Swailu Koroma on Tuesday told the people of Baoma Community that the water provided for them is for the entire community and they should not politicise it because the water doesn’t
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report CHIKKAPADASALAGI The Hindu Underlining the need for conserving water, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs and Minor Irrigation T.B. Jayachandra has said that only around 13 tmcft of water was available in all reservoirs in the State for drinking
  • 30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to promulgate their
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States Banco Safra SA has filed a class action in New York against BHP Billiton and Vale, joint-venture partners in Samarco, the iron ore mine responsible for Brazil’s worst ever environmental disaster. Australian media reports that
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report MEXICALI Mexico News Daily The message to the government of Baja California during the past week was strong and decisive: kill the new water law. Today, Governor Francisco Vega bowed to the broad-based protest and sent the state Congress an initiative
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI The Indian Express reports that on December 9, the apex court upheld its constitutional power and right to hear appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala, against the 2007 Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal final award. The Tamil Nadu
  • 14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report NAYPYIDAW Myanmar Times The Commission for the Assessment of Legal Affairs and Special Issues called on the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to enact national legislation to address water resources management. Members of the commission pressed lawmakers, citing the need
  • 14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report HOUSTON, TX Phys.org As the Mexican government oversees the implementation of the country's energy reform, it must consider how best to prioritize water use in accordance with the law and allocate supplies thoughtfully, according to a new paper from the
  • 14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Daily News and Analysis In a major development Indian High Court has ordered that water from the river Tamirabarani in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu must not be diverted to Coca-Cola and Pepsi producing plants in Gangaikondan due to the
  • 22 Nov 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report CHENNAI Indian Express The Madras High Court on Monday restrained leading soft drink manufacturers Pepsi and Coca-Cola from using water drawn from the Tamirabarani river for their bottling plants in Tirunelveli district. Access Corporate Risk Policy Scarcity
  • 22 Nov 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report DOHA Construction Week Online Utilities provider Kahramaa has announced a clamp down on people who are guilty of wasting water and electricity. The inspection drive is aimed at catching and fining those who flout Qatar’s water and electricity wastage Law No.
  • 22 Nov 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico Negotiators who've worked for years are pressing to finish a new water-sharing deal over the dwindling supplies from the Colorado River before president-elect Donald Trump takes office Jan. 20 — or put at risk years of fruitful
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s National Green Tribunal has said it will not allow the federal government to spend “a penny more” on cleaning up a polluted stretch of the Ganges in northern India. In a ruling issued on Novemer 16th, the court said some $293

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