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  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report PALMERSTON NORTH Radio New Zealand Contamination from banned chemicals in firefighting foam at levels above safe drinking water guidelines has been found in streams around Palmerston North airport. Streams around Palmerston North airport are contaminated
  • 8 Sep 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Info DETROIT, United States The Detroit, Michigan Public Schools Superintendent has ordered closure of water fountains and other drinking fixtures in all 106 public schools in Detroit from September 4, the start of the school year, after tsts identified unsafe levels
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The health ministers of 47 African countries adopted August 28 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Framework for the Implementation of the Global Strategy for Cholera Prevention and Control thereby pledging to implement key
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Nearly a quarter of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Asia and a fifth of the GDP in Africa lies within watersheds with high to very high water risk according to a new WWF Report.  "Valuing Rivers- How The Diverse Benefits Of
  • 22 Aug 2018- 07:44 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Daily Sabah Iraqi people have drawn attention to the lack of infrastructure and corruption among government officials as the main sources of the current electricity and water crisis that is devastating the country, rejecting reports suggesting that
  • 21 Aug 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced this week that it had received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 Billion USD in loans from a wide range of prospective borrowers in response to
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Info TEHRAN, Iran A desal plant, with a capacity of treating 10,000 cubic meters of saltwater daily, has been launched in Bandar Torkaman in the west of Golestan Province, Iran, serving 17,000 consumers. “The private sector invested over $6.8 Million USD in the plan”
  • 1 Aug 2018- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Canadian consultancy WSP Global is to buy professional services business Louis Berger for $400 Million USD. The acquisition will add 5,000 people to WSP’s workforce, predominantly strengthening the company's United States footprint,
  • 27 Jul 2018- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC The World Bank is to finance $70 Million USD to support provision of upgraded water and sanitation services in Peru. Financing will be delivered through six water and sanitation service (WSS) providers, according to a July 26 statement from the
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment has said that the country needs more than $148 Billion USD to reduce heavy pollution in urban rivers. Chinese cities are under pressure to cut what authorities call “black and stinky water” to less
  • 23 Jul 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC An July 19 audit report by the US's Office of the Inspector General has concluded that the country's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) made a series of errors and oversights in reaction to contamination of drinking
  • 22 Jul 2018- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A new study by Dam Removal Europe has called for tens of thousands of redundant dams and other barriers to be removed to help restore rivers and lakes – boosting wildlife populations and benefiting communities across the continent. Dam
  • 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
  • 7 Jul 2018- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC A former Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has again criticized the agency’s management by Scott Pruitt, who resigned from his position as agency last week. Pruitt had kept his position for nearly 18 months
  • 11 Jul 2018- 12:32 by OOSKAnews Info COPENHAGEN, Denmark Progress has been achieved, but big challenges remain for the health of European water, the European Environment Agency (EEA) reports its 2018 European Waters Assessment.  The EEA report gives an updated health check on over 130,000 surface

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