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  1. Dominican Republic Bans Aggregate Extraction, Logging

    18 Aug 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Dominican Environment Minister Bautista Rojas this week announced the suspension of aggregate (sand and gravel) extraction and logging in the country for the duration of the c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 11:45

  2. Dominican Capital Faces Water Shortages Amid Drought

    29 Jul 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic As drought persists in the region, the Dominican Republic’s capital, Santo Domingo, may face water worsening water shortages, according to Alberto Holguin, director of the Nat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:57

  3. Recovery of Dominican Republic’s Rivers Still Possible: Experts

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Restoration of the main river basins in the Dominican Republic is possible, according to experts participating in a Latin American Water Funds Partnership conference last week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:12

  4. Dominican Republic to Spend $75 Million to Clean Up Three Rivers in Capital

    12 Jun 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic is investing $75.4 million USD to address contamination of the three main rivers in the capital, Santo Domingo. The country’s Senate approved the loan f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/18/2014 - 10:54

  5. Investigation Reveals Significant Contamination in Dominican Republic’s Water Supply

    12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Dominican authorities are refuting the results of a recent investigation, which found that water supply in much of the  Dominican Republic is contaminated and presents a risk ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2014 - 10:04

  6. Santo Domingo Utility Chief Says Country’s Rivers Are “National Sewers”

    11 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic “Our rivers, our underground waters and our coasts are tired of being national sewers,” Alejando Montas, director of the state-run Water and Sewerage Corporation of Santo Domi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/11/2013 - 10:12