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  • 24 Jul 2018- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Tap water supplies for more than 14 million Americans are contaminated with a cancer-causing industrial solvent according to an investigation released July 24 by US not-for-profit the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Trichloroethylene,
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Residents of the southern Iranian city of Borazjan blocked the main road leading into the city at the weekend as part of a protest over water shortages, state-run Iran Labor News Agency (ILNA) has reported.  “On Sunday morning, July 22,
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:15 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Standard The India government has informed Parliament that India has raised the issue of contamination of water in Siang River in Arunachal Pradesh with the Chinese side on several occasions. "In this regard, Government has noted
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:21 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post The prospect of lead contamination in Hong Kong drinking water reared its ugly head again on Thursday [July 19] after samples from a new public housing estate were found to contain excessive levels of the heavy metal. But
  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report QUITO TeleSUR Ecuador’s Constitutional Court rejected Chevron’s request to revise a national court ruling that sentenced it to pay US$9.5 billion in environmental and social reparations to the communities affected during its operations in the Ecuadorean
  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Business Day Power utility Eskom has said that it could meet proposed‚ significantly stricter pollution emissions standards‚ but that the South African public will have to pay for it — in cash and millions of litres of water. This comes after
  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Business Daily The High Court has stopped the National Irrigation Board (NIB) from re-evaluating the tender for construction of a mega dam in Turkana County as ordered by the State procurement watchdog pending determination of a case filed by a
  • 11 Jul 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Geo TV The Pakistan Supreme Court July 10 barred certain cement factories from using potable water, as it issued an admonishment to the privately owned fcilities for putting profits before the environment. The court was hearing a case pertaining to
  • 11 Jul 2018- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore and Malaysia officials have reiterated the nations’ commitment to the terms of the 1962 water agreement between the countries. Responding in Parliament to a July 9 question about bilateral relations with Malaysia,
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report KARACHI UrduPoint Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar has termed the Supreme Court's order about the construction of Bhasha and Mohmand dams historic. He said the Council of Common Interest (CCI) has no issue on the construction of these water reservoirs. The
  • 3 Jul 2018- 08:13 by Local Press Report New Delhi Deccan Herald While directing Karnataka to follow India's Cauvery (River) Water Disputes Tribunal order modified by the country's Supreme Court on releasing water to Tamil Nadu, the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) July 1 asked
  • 2 Jul 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan A Karachi politician has deployed an unusual campaign technique to garner votes in advance of the country's general election this month. Ayaz Memon Motiwala, an independent candidate, has been filmed sitting down in sewage water
  • 29 Jun 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale have signed an agreement with Brazilian authorities to settle a $5.28 Billion USD civil lawsuit related to the 2015 tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron ore mine they operated in the state of
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Tampa Bay Times The US Supreme Court gave Florida another chance to show that Georgia’s upstream water use should be capped to save the Panhandle’s oyster industry in a ruling Wednesday that stopped short of resolving a nearly 30-year-old