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  • 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
  • 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