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  • 23 Jun 2016- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHAN THIẾT, Vietnam A food processing facility in Vietnam’s Binh Thuan is being blamed for the deaths of nearly 4,000 farm-raised fish this week, after it was found releasing wastewater into the ocean without a permit. The fish deaths were first
  • 12 Mar 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan is wasting large amounts of money every year to fight diseases linked to drinking unsafe water, while failing to address the root problem of poor water quality, according to Ednan Karabayev, a former foreign affairs
  • 15 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev on October 9 attended a ceremony marking the arrival of construction machinery donated by Turkey for use in a long-term project to develop the water assets of the landlocked Central Asian republic.
  • 7 Dec 2011- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan  Kyrgyzstan in late November hosted a conference to discuss barriers to participation in water resources management in Kyrgyzstan and ways of breaking them down, as part of an effort to secure international climate adaptation funds.
  • 20 Jul 2011- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Development of aluminum and iron fields in central Kyrgyzstan by Chinese investors could result in an environmental catastrophe-- melting glaciers, which will decrease water resources of the country, and pollution of the Chu River
  • 28 Jul 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A project to move uranium mine tailings in the Mailuu-Suu River Valley to another location, which had been delayed because of the change of power in the country and other factors, has now been launched in Kyrgyzstan. The Kyrgyz
  • 17 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan M ountain Lake Adygene could flood the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, in the event of an outburst, an official from Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Natural Resources warned earlier this month. Kamchybek Musuraliev, head of the ministry&#039
  • 10 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Some 26 kilometers of canals, four water-pumping stations, and a well were rehabilitated in the Issyk Kul province in Kyrgyzstan last year under the framework of the World Bank's project, according to Kalybek Alyshbaev, first
  • 30 Sep 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan's Lake Issyk Kul is threatened by a number of pollution sources, and the law does not do much to prevent the situation, Deputy Maksat Kunakunov told the country's Parliament in early September. According to the
  • 11 Mar 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Extreme Situations intends to straighten a few hundred kilometers of riverbeds in the country this year. According to the ministry, the total cost of the work, which includes straightening 252 kilometers
  • 11 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz Ministry of Ecology and Extreme Situations is changing the bed of the Chu River, flowing through Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, in order to oosKAriews prevent a gravesite from sliding into the river, Minister Kamchibek
  • 10 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan /\ mountain lake in the upper reaches of the Naryn River in ■*- ^- northeastern Kyrgyzstan threatens the region of Central Asia with a major catastrophe, according to human rights groups and residents of Issyk Kul province's
  • 3 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Two radioactive tailings in the area of a former uranium plant in the Mailuu-Suu River Valley will be moved to a safer place next year in the framework of a project carried out by the World Bank in Kyrgyzstan, a representative of the
  • 10 Sep 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has called on memberstates of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to take preventive measures on recultivation of radioactive tailings and waste rock dumps in his country and all of Central Asia,
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A court in Kyrgyzstan has imposed a fine on a water officials for not providing information on the situation with regard to land plots near water canals, the Voda, Zemlya, Lyudi newspaper of irrigators reported. The newspaper, whose

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