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  • 25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, California Dr Peter Gleick of The Pacific Institute speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Since the 1980s the Pacific Institute has maintained a historical and current database
  • 18 Jan 2020- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A no-confidence motion has been filed by the opposition Socialist party against the government of Bulgaria, following protests over water shortages. The parliament of Bulgaria last week approved the appointment of Emil Dimitrov as the
  • 18 Jan 2020- 08:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico The latest Trump regulation rollback could remove federal safeguards for half the country's wetlands and millions of miles of streams. The Trump administration is preparing to further dismantle environmental regulations by vastly
  • 18 Jan 2020- 08:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Utico FZC has announced stakeholder meetings for Hyflux’s unsecured creditors and preference shareholders to take place in Singapore 20 January. UAE utility Utico is the "white-knight" investor which has long been seen as
  • 15 Jan 2020- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The World Water Council (WWC), host country Senegal and host city Dakar have announced plans for the ninth triennial World Water Forum, scheduled for 22-27 March 2021 with the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development”. The event is
  • 14 Jan 2020- 08:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia The combination of the heaviest rainfall in years, and being the fastest sinking city in the world, has proven a deadly combination for Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, as flooding has claimed at least 67 victims since 31 December. 173
  • 12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contamination and to set minimum standards for PFAS in
  • 11 Jan 2020- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tucson, AZ, United States Environmental consequences of US President Donald Trump’s southern-border wall are causing concern in Arizona as 96 endangered species come under threat due to water consumption required for construction of concrete base
  • 14 Jan 2020- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India A January 2020 report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) assesses the theory that “depleting water resources in the context of climate change, economic development and population growth” may be a reasonable rationale for
  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:35 by Local Press Report MENDOZA Mining.com A number of protests took place this weekend in Argentina’s central province of Mendoza, following the approval of a new version of Law 7722, which restricted the use of dangerous chemicals in mining operations. The modified law allows for
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:08 by Local Press Report SACRAMENTO CA San Francisco Chronicle The bitter fight between state regulators and the Trump administration over clean water intensified Friday when California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and several other states sued the federal government for
  • 19 Dec 2019- 12:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistan government delegation visiting Washington DC this month was expected to demand establishment of a court of arbitration to address concerns over India’s two hydroelectric power projects – Kishanganga and Ratle, under terms of
  • 17 Dec 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil An “expert panel” appointed by mine operator Vale SA has released a report on the January 2019 Brumadinho mining dam disaster assessing that the dam beach, which killed about 300 was caused, at least in part, by excess water levels. The
  • 19 Dec 2019- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Charles Iceland, Director of Global and National Water Initiatives, World Resources Institute (WRI) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. (LINK)   Iceland
  • 16 Dec 2019- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed he will suspend concession agreements with Manila Water Co (Manila Water) and Maynilad Water Services (Maylinad) if the water companies do not show willingness to amend existing

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