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  • 31 Jul 2017- 10:37 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA The Star Online The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has denied rumours that there was no wrongdoing involved in the Sabah Water Department’s power abuse case. It said three individuals- former director of the Sabah Water Department, his
  • 26 Jul 2017- 08:22 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA The Sentinel The main California agency promoting Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $16 billion water tunnels gave its expected approval to the project Friday. The move by the Department of Water Resources, which is helping shepherd Brown&
  • 26 Jul 2017- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A report published July 14th by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in collaboration with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research warns of potentially devastating consequences for the Asia Pacific region of unabated climate
  • 6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia Farmers in Australia’s drought-stricken Queensland state are the latest group to raise voices against the implications for water of the proposed Carmichael coal mine. The 16.5 billion USD Carmichael project is proposed by the mining
  • 4 Jul 2017- 10:28 by Local Press Report DURBAN Engineering News On the same day Umgeni Water chief executive Cyril Gamede, who had been suspended pending corruption allegations, left the utility, an anonymous letter exonerating him was sent to the board, its spokesperson said on Sunday. "A
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The USA’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposal June 27th to dismantle the country’s Clean Water Rule which protects the nation’s rivers and streams from pollution. The Rule, passed in 2015 under the
  • 21 Jun 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States A new study suggests that the environmental impact of Amazon dam-building will have worse environmental impacts than anticipated. “Damming the rivers of the Amazon basin”, published by Nature, observes that more than a
  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement –
  • 6 Jun 2017- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States The linked video interview is part of a series being conducted by OOSKAnews exploring, specifically, the intersects between planetary climate change and the world’s water challenges. On this occasion, the show welcomed
  • 24 May 2017- 10:36 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI First Post Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra was questioned by the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) on Tuesday in connection with the alleged Rs 400-crore water tanker scam. Access Policy Reputational Risk Scarcity Social Issues New Delhi Asia India
  • 24 May 2017- 10:36 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY National Resources Defense Council Pesticide manufacturers are back in Congress, using misinformation to try to roll back important environmental protections for our lakes, rivers, and streams. Using a combination of imagined hardships and
  • 22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SACRAMENTO, CA, United States US experts have called for federal regulations for waterways to be updated to recognize impacts of climate change. Speaking at the 2017 Environmental & Water Resources Congress on 21 May in Sacramento, California, Steve
  • 8 May 2017- 12:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Environmental Working Group Almost 40,000 Americans have let the Environmental Protection Agency know what they think about the Trump administration’s agenda to eliminate "burdensome" environmental regulations, including those
  • 27 Apr 2017- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, SCOTLAND World Water Council President Benedito Braga believes that water and adaptation challenges will continue to grow in significance at global climate talks. Speaking to OOSKAnews Publisher David Duncan in a video podcast interview this
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANCASTER, PA OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to promulgate their

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