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  • 14 Oct 2020- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The world's second largest lithium producer, SQM in Chile, has announced new sustainable development plans including commitmet to the environment and sustainability of operations throughout its supply chain. Lithium production is
  • 14 Oct 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Business Times Beleagured Hyflux has received a formal expression of interest from an American fund manager to invest at least S$204.78 million. The water treatment company said this in a regulatory filing two days before the High Court hears the
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIVASHA KBC Authorities in Naivasha have arrested 17 fishermen for flouting maritime laws while operating within Lake Naivasha waters. The arrests came just a day after the Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA), the Kenya Coast Guard and Maritime Police were
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY CNN Residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a civil lawsuit against three investment banks for claims arising from the poisoning of "minors, residents and water users of the City of Flint during the period when Flint utilized the Flint
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India In a video conversation between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CEO of Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems, Henrik Andersen, Modi speculated that wind turbines could produce water out of thin air. Andersen smiles and replies that
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:39 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Republic World An anti-corruption court on Monday charged former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari in two graft cases, a week after he was indicted in a major money laundering case. In the Thatta water supply case, a private contractor was
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:20 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard Nigeria Arguments and counter-arguments yesterday trailed the transmission of the controversial Water Resources Bill 2020 passed into law in the House of Representatives to the Senate for concurrence, as the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, withdrew
  • 30 Sep 2020- 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom How Do We Value Our Water? Not Enough! Recorded video footage now available HERE. Water is an essential contributor to human health; food security; environment and ecosystems; interaction with our planetary system; peace. It is
  • 1 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest in a series of guest columns written for OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Tobias Schmitz discusses human rights, water security and
  • 29 Sep 2020- 07:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC CNN A federal judge on Friday ordered acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley to step aside, blocking him from exercising any more authority after finding that he has served unlawfully for more than 400 days. Chief
  • 29 Sep 2020- 07:05 by Local Press Report HALIFAX CTV News Sunday proved to be a tense day in St. Mary's Bay in Saulnierville, N.S., and saw commercial fishermen remove hundreds of lobster traps set by Indigenous fishermen from the water. "No laws were broken. We retrieved improperly
  • 25 Sep 2020- 12:55 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Namibian members of parliament are questioning South Africa's decision to push its borders beyond the Orange River into Namibia's dryland. This is against international law. Parliamentarians feel the ambiguous border between
  • 25 Sep 2020- 12:57 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Parliament Magazine What is the European Commission’s proposal about and why is the definition of wetlands so problematic? The proposal is about phasing out lead shot for hunting with shotguns over wetlands. There are few, if any, people against
  • 25 Sep 2020- 13:02 by Local Press Report ABUJA The News The Federal Government on Tuesday puts up a strong defence in favour of National Water Resources Bill 2020 as it emphasized that the proposed law is in best interests of Nigerians. Lai Mohammed and Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Information
  • 23 Sep 2020- 05:16 by Local Press Report West Lafayette IN Inverse As in previous years, [large forest fires] have entered populated areas [in the US], damaging drinking water networks. Water systems have lost pressure, potentially sucking in pollutants, and several utilities are warning of

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