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  1. US Judge Halts Tar Sands Pipeline, Citing Ecosystem Impacts Of Water-crossings

    25 Apr 2020- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat BILLINGS MT, United States A federal judge in the US state of Montana has ruled that the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) violated the law when it approved an important water-crossing permit for the ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:54

  2. Shuttle-diplomacy And Sabre-rattling In Nile Dam Standoff

    18 Mar 2020- 11:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Following Ethiopia’s effective withdrawal from US-brokered negotiations around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the governments of both Egypt and Eth ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:53

  3. Toxic "Forever Chemicals" Ubiquitous In US Drinking Water

    26 Jan 2020- 10:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS are more prevalent in the drinking water of dozens of US cities, with new findings confirming that exposure to the "forever chemicals&q ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:12

  4. US Drinking Water Protection Legislation Will Be Vetoed By White House

    12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2020 - 09:54

  5. Trump Wall Guzzles Water, Threatens 96 Endangered Species

    11 Jan 2020- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tucson, AZ, United States Environmental consequences of US President Donald Trump’s southern-border wall are causing concern in Arizona as 96 endangered species come under threat due to water consumption requi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:11

  6. Donald Looks At Toilets

    9 Dec 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The President of the United States of America has ordered a federal review of water efficiency standards of toilets because “People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times as oppose ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2019 - 10:25

  7. US Hosts Tripartite GERD Negotiations; Ministers Declare Commitment To Cooperate

    4 Nov 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reaffirmed 6 November a commitment to reach a comprehensive, cooperative, adaptive, sustainable, and mutually beneficial agreement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2019 - 09:16

  8. Iceland No More? And, Well, Greenland Problems

    21 Aug 2019- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent REYKJAVIK, Iceland Icelanders held a “funeral” August 18 to officially recognize the re-listing of the Okjökull glacier as a volcano shield. Having lost is status as a glacier (or jökull in Icelandic) in 2014, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2019 - 10:34

  9. US National Security Undermined By Administration's Denial Of Climate Science

    3 Aug 2019- 11:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A former senior analyst in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the United States State Department has defended his decision to resign  last month from his job examining impacts o ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:41

  10. US Prez Hopeful Proposes "Water Justice Act"

    23 Jul 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New legislation proposed by US Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris would establish a $10 Billion USD program to allow states to offset the cost of water bills in low-income communit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2019 - 11:00

  11. US Congress Will Hear New PFAS Legislation Next Month

    14 May 2019- 12:54 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico Lawmakers in both the US House and Senate are growing frustrated by the slow movement of the Trump administration in confronting the PFAS contamination that's worrying voters across the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2019 - 12:55

  12. USEPA Chief Says Americans Should Focus Less on Climate Change Threats, More On Clean Water

    22 Mar 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, raised eyebrows this week by saying that Americans should focus less on global warm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:58

  13. US Senate Confirms Former Coal Lobbyist To Protect Nation's Water

    5 Mar 2019- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States Senate has confirmed Donald Trump nominee and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2019 - 08:33

  14. Greta Thunberg Phenomenon: Juncker Pledges A Quarter Of EU Spending To Climate Change Mitigation, Slams Trump

    22 Feb 2019- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker has proposed that a quarter of all European Union (EU) spending should be directed to mitigation of climate change. Juncker was respondi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2019 - 08:27

  15. Former Koch Industries Exec Heads Up USEPA's PFAS Response, Raising Conflict-Of-Interest Concerns

    6 Feb 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The Administration of US President Donald Trump has appointed David Dunlap, a former executive of Koch Industries to manage the country’s regulation of toxic PFAS chemicals which ha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2019 - 12:38