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  • 1 Jun 2019 - 08:41 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    China is testing cutting-edge defence technology to develop a powerful yet relatively low-cost weather modification system to bring substantially more rain to the Tibetan plateau, Asia’s biggest freshwater reserve.

  • 1 Jun 2019 - 08:55 - ATHENS GA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Researchers are working on new methods to dye textiles that would reduce water use and control pollution, using a technology with possible wide impacts on that industry.

  • 31 May 2019 - 08:38 - MONTPELIER VT, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The US State of New Hampshire has filed two lawsuits against eight manufacturers of PFAS chemicals, including Dupont and 3M, for contaminating drinking water.

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:43 - PUNE - Local Press Report

    Maharashtra’s water crisis is set to intensify. The drinking water and sanitation department has registered a record 283% rise in tanker demand in the state.

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:45 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said.

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:47 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    In a letter sent to ministers and opposition leaders, the bosses of companies including Centrica, ScottishPower, National Grid, Drax, BP and Shell said hosting the UN meeting would give the UK an opportunity to make the most of the shift to clean growth.

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:42 - MAZATLAN - Local Press Report

    Authorities are investigating the possible sabotage of Mazatlán’s water system after several valves were tampered with, affecting distribution to various parts of the municipality.

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:42 - CARLSBAD CA - Local Press Report

    An affiliate of Aberdeen Standard Investments has agreed to buy the Carlsbad desalination plant in San Diego County for more than $1 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:45 - HARARE - Local Press Report

    Zimbabwe’s largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for de

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:46 - VIENTIANE - Local Press Report

    The government of Japan has agreed to provide 97 million yen (US$880,201) to expand the water supply system in the city of Luang Prabang.

  • 31 May 2019 - 07:41 - CHENGDU - Local Press Report

    Government authorities in China’s Sichuan province are reportedly probing into local bitcoin mining farms that have allegedly been constructed without official approval.

  • 29 May 2019 - 10:49 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Now, after two years spent unraveling the policies of his predecessors, Mr. Trump and his political appointees are launching a new assault. In the next few months, the White House will complete the rollback of the most significant federal effort to curb greenhouse-gas emissions, initiated during the Obama administration.

  • 29 May 2019 - 10:50 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Peñasquitgold mine in Mexico are costing millions every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations.

  • 29 May 2019 - 08:14 - YORK, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances.

  • 29 May 2019 - 07:47 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    On April 30, Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer announced that they had reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to move forward with a "big and bold” $2 Trillion USD infrastructure deal. (OOSKAnews). May 22, this all ground to a halt.

  • 29 May 2019 - 07:29 - Delhi, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India officials have confirmed that China has commenced compliance this month with terms of Memoranda of Understanding with India regarding sharing of hydrological data on the Bramhaputra River.

  • 27 May 2019 - 08:21 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    South Africa's Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), a group of activist lawyers, has written a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to select cabinet appointees with an eye to protection of the environment.

  • 27 May 2019 - 08:20 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The effect of sea-level rise caused by climate change could be as large as the combined size of Spain, France, Germany and the UK and could affect about 180 million people in coastal settlements, globally.

  • 27 May 2019 - 07:06 - SINGAPORE, Singopore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    UAE utility Utico and its legal and financial advisors met with Singapore’s Securities and Investors Association (SIAS) during the week of May 20 to discuss Utico’s commitment to work for a win-win solution for the “small holders” of share in troubled Hyflux Ltd.

    More OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux Ltd (98 articles)

  • 27 May 2019 - 06:48 - KUWAIT CITY - Local Press Report

    With the increasing of tension in the region and the high probability of war between the United States and Iran there is increasing talk about the preparations of the ministries of state to meet an

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