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  • 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
  • 15 Dec 2019- 09:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat BELGIUM, Brussels A "fitness check" of the European Union Water Framework Directive, its associated Directives, and the Floods Directive concludes that they are overall fit for purpose, with some room for enhanced effectiveness. Despite
  • 16 Dec 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency The Ministry of Water and Irrigation has on Wednesday denied reports on social media platforms that a female employee allegedly obstructed a JD300 million investment. Citing the true case in dispute, the ministry said a final court
  • 15 Dec 2019- 10:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia The 15th Session of the  European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW), convening in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, with the theme “River basin: the backbone of regional development”, focused on proposals for concrete actions for better
  • 15 Dec 2019- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland During November's Geneva Peace Week, the International Secretariat for Water/ Solidarity for Water (ISE-SIW-ISA) organized a multi-faceted “Intergenerational Dialogue on Water and Peace”. Over 70 participated in the event at the
  • 15 Dec 2019- 08:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On December 11, TIME Magazine announced its Person of The Year. Teen-aged climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will take this year’s award after a year in which she has addressed the UN Climate conference in Madrid, the United
  • 15 Dec 2019- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States The new investigation of microplastic contamination in European waters has revealed 100 percent polluiton  in 2700 water samples collected from 45 different sites. The Tara Ocean Foundation conducted the research in
  • 10 Dec 2019- 11:49 by Local Press Report MANILA Business Mirror President Duterte said he is keen on meeting with the officials from Manila Water and Maynilad, as well as the government lawyers who were behind the 1997 water concession agreements, which the Department of Justice described as
  • 9 Dec 2019- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament and Council announced a provisional agreement December 3 to harmonize minimum water quality requirements for the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater in agricultural irrigation. As currently implemented only a
  • 5 Dec 2019- 13:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom OOSKAnews produced the second panel discussion in this year’s series of aquaNOW Audiences 11 November at The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland. and the topic this time was "The Future Of Water Stewardship”. FULL VIDEO

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