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  1. Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Criminal Charges Imminent

    18 Sep 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO The Wall Street Journal Brazilian police are set to announce the first criminal charges against employees of mining giant Vale SA and German safety inspector TÜV SÜD as early as this week over the deadly ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:25

  2. PC Or Not PC? Gates Foundation In The Poop For Modi Award

    17 Sep 2019- 06:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEATTLE WA, United States A prestigious award to India Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a national WASH program has come under fire by activists and public figures. Modi will receive an award from the Bill and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2019 - 06:46

  3. Trump Administration Officially Revokes Obama-Era Clean Water Protections

    17 Sep 2019- 05:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Government agencies of President Donald Trump's administration have finalized repeal of a 2015 rule that defined “waters of the United States”, and recodified the preceedin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2019 - 05:54

  4. Ninety US Army Posts Have Contaminated Drinking Water

    12 Sep 2019- 13:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times As a Pentagon task force looks into unsafe drinking water on its installations, a new list of Army posts has been added to the roster of bases where per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2019 - 13:38

  5. Be Careful How You Dunk Your Gods

    9 Sep 2019- 05:37 by Local Press Report MUMBAI My Nation Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people to work towards preventing water pollution during the immersion of Ganesh idols by ensuring that plastic and other waste does not go into sea. T ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:37

  6. Is It Really OK For Immigrants To Drink Toilet Water?

    9 Sep 2019- 05:38 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Huffington Post Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) drew widespread ire on Wednesday after he tweeted a video of himself drinking from a fountain attached to a toilet in a bid to show conditions inside migrant de ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:43

  7. New Zealand: Plan To Clean Waterways With New Freshwater Standards

    7 Sep 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Wellington, New Zealand The government of New Zealand has announced ambitious plans to clean up the country’s waterways with major changes to the country’s freshwater standards. New Zealand’s rivers, streams an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 10:04

  8. Worsening Water Quality Reducing Economic Growth by a Third in Some Countries: World Bank

    27 Aug 2019- 10:14 by TWD Staff STOCKHOLM, Sweden A new World Bank report “ Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis ” shows how a combination of bacteria, sewage, chemicals, and plastics is able to deplete oxygen from water supplies and transform wate ...

    TWD Staff - 08/28/2019 - 02:18

  9. Still No Japan Plan For Fukushima Water Disposal

    7 Sep 2019- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 08:36

  10. 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

  11. China Rare Earth Extractor Continues To Breach Environment Regulations

    20 Aug 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Info SHANGHAI, China Ganxian Hongjin Rare Earth, a subsidiary of China's state-owned Minmetals continues to violate environmental protection laws and has not corrected a number of pollution offenses, despite several wa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/20/2019 - 04:14

  12. South Africa Strip Mining Project Will Face Legal Challenge To Water License

    20 Aug 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa’s Water Tribunal will hear a case September 11 over a water licence issued for Kropz Plc’s contentious Elandsfontein phosphate mine. The strip mine is located within the West Coast ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/20/2019 - 11:58

  13. Don't Fetch!

    18 Aug 2019- 06:12 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Dog owners have reported this summer that their pets became fatally ill after swimming in freshwater lakes and ponds, apparently after ingesting water laden with toxic blue-green alga ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:12

  14. New Coca-Cola Plastics Initiative

    18 Aug 2019- 06:14 by Local Press Report ATLANTA GA Edie The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled a string of updates to the packaging used across its Dasani water brand, in a bid to minimise its plastic footprint. The new packaging formats include recyclable a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:14

  15. Waterborne Disease "Timebomb" Warning For Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

    13 Aug 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report KWEKWE New Zimbabwe The current power shortages bedeviling the country could trigger fresh waterborne disease outbreaks with Kwekwe now sitting on a time bomb, a senior official in the Midlands city has warned. Add ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 07:53

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