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  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeline. "After coalition air strikes, the
  • 31 Jan 2017- 13:01 by Local Press Report TIRUNELVELI The Hindu S.P. Muthuraman of Sankar Nagar, who submitted a petition to the Collector on Monday against the supply of Tamirabharani water to Seshasayee Papers and Boards Limited at Ariyanayagipuram, has charged that the paper mill was getting
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States Banco Safra SA has filed a class action in New York against BHP Billiton and Vale, joint-venture partners in Samarco, the iron ore mine responsible for Brazil’s worst ever environmental disaster. Australian media reports that
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING Smog and corruption are among the problems that the Chinese government has vowed to combat. Now another problem is in the authorities' cross hairs: unsightly toilets. The China National Tourism Administration, a government agency, announced
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON In January 2015, Royal Dutch Shell agreed to pay £55m in compensation to thousands of residents of Bodo, a fishing community in the Niger Delta. Their livelihoods had been devastated by two oil spills in 2008-09 that had been caused by corroded
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The Middle East Eye reports that air strikes escalated on Sunday in a rebel-held valley near Damascus containing the Syrian capital's main water supply, a day after rebels and the government failed to agree a plan to repair the
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The BBC reports that the flashpoint for Syria's war, six years old this March, has in recent days taken the form of an elemental struggle over water. On 23 December, the Damascus Water Authority cut supply to some 5 million residents in the
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:17 by Local Press Report LONDON Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Royal Dutch Shell this week is facing fresh environmental claims in a London high court as well as in the Netherlands, from two Nigerian communities who have suffered pollution episodes following repeated
  • 15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report HA NOI Reuters More than 50 violations at a steel mill run by Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group, including the unauthorized use of a dirtier production process, led to Vietnam's worst environmental disaster, according to an internal government report
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News CORD leader Raila Odinga said yesterday that he will never be intimidated by the Jubilee administration regarding his stance against questionable projects; that he would continue to fight corruption in Government and water
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Wastewater discharges from the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company now meet environmental standards, the Vietnamese environment ministry said last week. The ministry built two automatic monitoring stations near facility, which have
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil A Brazilian court has ordered miners BHP Billiton and Vale SA to pay $350 million USD for initial work to clean up environmental damage from the tailings dam burst at the Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais province a year ago. The
  • 10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report CARACAS El Universal The Venezuelan Attorney General Office informed on Monday that environmental damages resulting from an oil spill from a major crude transport line last week in northeastern Anzoátegui state are currently being investigated.  For its part
  • 8 Nov 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report CARACAS Oil Price An oil spill in Venezuela’s Anzoategui State has affected drinking water across a 31-mile radius, PDVSA confirmed on Monday. Anzoategui State is known for its beautiful coastline that makes up a single 62-mile-long beach, as well as a robust
  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A chemical plant in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine has violated water basin protection rules by dumping its waste into the Seversky Donets River, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Luhansk announced this week. "The

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