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  • 18 Feb 2019 - 08:07 - SHANGHAI - Local Press Report

    Water pollution is everyone's problem, and city residents are soon to be incentivized to join the fight.

  • 18 Feb 2019 - 08:07 - HYDERABAD - Local Press Report

    The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) has claimed that 22,000 cusecs water, which is enough to irrigate over 43,000 acres of land per day, goes missing due to leakages and theft between Besham, a

  • 18 Feb 2019 - 08:07 - TAINAN CITY - Local Press Report

    Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet, recently became the first company to make a purchase under the 2017 Taiwan Electricity Act, which allows non-utility companies to purchase renewable energy.

  • 18 Feb 2019 - 07:48 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New European Union (EU) funding will unlock more than $3.6 Billion USD of additional support to twelve large-scale environmental and climate projects in ten member states to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy. The new funding is part of “The LIFE Program”, the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action, and includes support for Estonia and Austria to combine effective river basin management with flood risk management and nature conservation, so that their water bodies can sustain both biodiversity and people.

  • 18 Feb 2019 - 06:57 - Kuala Lumpur Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced January 17 that the country’s Foreign Minister, Saifuddin Abdullah, will lead a team in renegotiating prices of raw water sold to Singapore under the water agreement signed between the countries in 1962. No details about the timing of negotiations have been made public.

  • 16 Feb 2019 - 08:08 - Santa Maria CA - Local Press Report

    The new investigative report about romaine lettuce contamination drew comments Wednesday from both FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas.

  • 16 Feb 2019 - 08:08 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    The Unemployed Peoples' Movement has slammed the Makana Municipality over water shortages in Makhanda, the town formally known as Grahamstown.

  • 16 Feb 2019 - 08:08 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Japan will call on operators of critical infrastructure, such as water and electricity, to caution against procuring telecommunications equipment that have the risk of containing malicious software

  • 15 Feb 2019 - 08:20 - WARRENTON, VA - OOSKAnews Info

    New research reinforces the case that climate change will result in an increase in natural disasters, unstable availability to water and changing agricultural practices.

  • 15 Feb 2019 - 08:03 - DONETSK, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A key pumping station providing water for 1.1 million people in Ukraine was again subjected to shelling and shooting this week, the seventh such attack since the start of 2019.

  • 14 Feb 2019 - 11:58 - PORT UNION NL - Local Press Report

    Newfoundland thieves have made off with some unusual loot: Iceberg water. The Mounties say 30,000 litres were stolen from a warehouse in Port Union, N.L.

  • 14 Feb 2019 - 11:58 - KINGSTON - Local Press Report

    More communities across the island are benefiting from improved sewerage service, as the Government moves to build, replace or decommission facilities serving these areas.

  • 14 Feb 2019 - 11:58 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Since the dawn of conflict, armed groups have targeted water as both a tactic and potential weapon of war.

  • 14 Feb 2019 - 11:58 - BAGO - Local Press Report

    Since 2010, a construction boom in Myanmar has fuelled sharp growth in the extraction of sand from the Irrawaddy River that is then used in cement and asphalt.

  • 14 Feb 2019 - 11:58 - Mount Pleasant WI - Local Press Report

    Despite ongoing changes to Foxconn’s plans for its Mount Pleasant operation that could substantially lower its water needs, construction of municipal infrastructure tapping Lake Michigan is continu

  • 14 Feb 2019 - 11:58 - MINSK - Local Press Report

    The state budget will spend an equivalent of over $50 million on water deferrization in 2019-2020 according to Belarusian Housing and Utilities Minister Alexander Terekhov during the international

  • 13 Feb 2019 - 08:14 - BRISBANE, Australia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall February 7, and that it had not applied for an emergency permit to dump more polluted water into the Caley Valley Wetlands.

    This is the second such breach in two years and Queensland has initiated an investigation. Adani is currently being prosecuted by the Queensland government for a previous pollution breach, when it spilt more than 800 percent of the allowable level of coal-laden water into the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. (AMCS)

  • 13 Feb 2019 - 07:39 - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

    At the annual African Union conference hosted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week, Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Sudan President Omar el-Bashir and Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed committed to support continuing technical negotiations and to enhance mutual cooperation.

  • 13 Feb 2019 - 06:05 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Info

    Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have developed a device that can accurately measure fluoride concentrations using only a few drops of water. The importance of the device is that it is portable, less expensive that current methods and can be deployed on-site by virtually anyone.

  • 13 Feb 2019 - 06:15 - XINING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A consortium of Chinese environmental engineers and activists are proposing the construction of a dam to prevent loss of frozen soil in the Hoh Xil National Nature Reserve in an isolated region in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The nature reserve has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2017, is major breeding area for the Tibetan antelope and is near the headwaters of the Yangtze River.

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