Displaying 61 - 75 of 3570
  • 2 Jul 2018- 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In a new guideline issued by China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on June 2, the country has announced further steps in its pricing mechanisms that aim to stimulate environmental protection and green development.
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report BEIJING Ministry of Ecology and Environment The People's Republic of China China has unveiled a guideline to comprehensively enhance ecological and environmental protection and win the battle against pollution of air, water and soil. The guideline,
  • 20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) The New South Wales Government has watered down changes to laws governing the Murray-Darling river system that were proposed in the wake of the water theft and corruption investigations, according to Labor and the Greens. The
  • 20 Jun 2018- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA Policymakers and farmers are underestimating serious water pollution risk to human health and ecosystems from unsustainable agricultural practices, a new report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) warns. In
  • 19 Jun 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The lobbying group Minerals Council of South Africa has signed a draft water conservation and demand management agreement with the the country's Department of Water And Sanitation aimed at driving water saving and usage
  • 17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Island Sri Lanka will strengthen its environmental law to enable more affective action against growing industrial pollution, urban waste disposal and illegal buildings. The law provides the legal framework for the coordination of all sectors
  • 17 Jun 2018- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANSING, MI The state government of Michigan approved a new Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) on June 14 that imposes on water utilities a limit of 12 parts per billion (ppb) by 2025. Since 2014, Michigan has been dealing with the fallout of a water
  • 14 Jun 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Roman Catholic Episcopal Conference of El Salvador (CEDES) has  urged lawmakers to discard plans for privatizing water in the Central American country. A June 12 statement, entitled "We will not allow the poor to die
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office has said the matter of river waters is as important to it as a jugular vein, but that the country wants to resolve all issues with India through dialog Addressing a weekly news briefing June 7, Foreign
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report ABUJA Punch (Nigeria) A human rights advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has called for the prosecution of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, over the allegation of N1.1bn water
  • 31 May 2018- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Info HELENA MT A Montana hemp farmer has secured a contract to use federally controlled water for irrigation after a year of battling US federal regulations. Kim Phillips received the contract last week, just days before she needed to plant her crop. (US News) The
  • 29 May 2018- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has proposed new rules to stimulate and facilitate water reuse in the EU for agricultural irrigation. The new rules are designed to help farmers “make the best use of non-potable wastewater, alleviating water
  • 29 May 2018- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC The World Bank has denied Pakistan’s demands for a court of arbitration to resolve the country’s dispute over India’s upstream Kishanganga Hydroelectric Dam project. Following a meeting in Washington DC last week, instigated by the
  • 17 May 2018- 08:54 by Local Press Report LUXEMBOURG European Scientist The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a new agreement with Export-Import Bank of China (Eximbank) to support the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy. The EIB said on Monday that it will provide China with a
  • 14 May 2018- 13:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY The United Nations General Assembly approved May 10 a resolution establishing a framework for a global pact for the environment, an initiative put forward by French President Emmanuel Macron last September. The resolution asks Secretary