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  1. Stringent Conditions For Commercial Exploitation Of Groundwater In India

    13 Aug 2020- 06:36 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Livemint In a major revamp of regulations, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set stringent conditions for commercial groundwater use, asking authorities to be tightfisted in granting permits, initiati ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 06:38

  2. Contaminated Water Hospitalises 600 Kashmir Villagers

    11 Aug 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report BANDIPORA The Realkashmir News As many as 600 people have reportedly been admitted at New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC), after consuming highly contaminated water at Ajas village in Kashmir’s Bandipora distric ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:22

  3. Opposition To Lake Baikal Deforestation Plans

    5 Aug 2020- 04:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times A new Russian law that allows deforestation and construction near the shores of Siberia’s Lake Baikal has sparked backlash among environmental activists who say the law threatens protected na ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:55

  4. How Wildfires Can Poison Drinking Water Resources

    5 Aug 2020- 05:02 by Local Press Report WEST LAFAYETTE IN Phys.org In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. After the fires passed, testing ultimately revealed widespread hazardous drinking water contamination. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:02

  5. Seoul Authorities Respond To Larvae In Tap Water

    29 Jul 2020- 08:51 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Herald Authorities are on high alert after larva-like creatures were discovered in tap water in Seoul and some nearby areas recently, and are thoroughly examining the local waterworks system. After ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 08:51

  6. Russian Prosecutors Investigate Orange Urals Waterways

    29 Jul 2020- 09:03 by Local Press Report MOSCOW RFI Russian prosecutors on Wednesday said they were conducting an inspection of a facility supposed to treat acid runoff from an abandoned Urals mine after photographs emerged of streams running orange. Dron ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 10:35

  7. South Africa Police Open Fire On Water Protesters

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report PEDDIE The Mail & Guardian Anger is growing in rural areas and small towns in the Eastern Cape at the local government’s failure to provide a regular, clean supply of water during the coronavirus epidemic. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

  8. US Water Facilities Dodge Clean Water Act Requirements

    14 Jul 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Hill A total of 352 facilities, including fossil fuel companies, water treatment plants and schools, made use of the EPA's relaxation of Clean Water Act requirements. At least one company on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:25

  9. Russian Fertilizer Company Shuttered Over River Pollution Abuse

    14 Jul 2020- 10:26 by Local Press Report MOSCOW UrduPoint Uralchem, one of Russia's largest producers of mineral fertilizers, said on Wednesday that it had decided to halt production at the Azot plant in Russian Perm Territory due to the pollution of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:46

  10. Implementing China's Yangtze River Fishing Ban

    14 Jul 2020- 10:20 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org As the fishing ban in the Yangtze River basin is an important measure to protect the river and improve the ecological environment, a government circular has called on local governments to make tar ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:47

  11. Belarus Capital Faces Water Contamination Crisis

    6 Jul 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report MINSK Belteleradiocompany The problem with the water supply in the capital is almost resolved. Violations are observed in single houses. The results of the laboratory studies overnight indicate that the water in the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:55

  12. Sacked Thames Water Boss Cashes In

    6 Jul 2020- 10:49 by Local Press Report LONDON This Is Money Britain's biggest water company has handed its former boss a £2m golden goodbye — after he was fired for a series of failings. Thames Water sacked Steve Robertson after three years in the r ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:49

  13. Uganda: Villagers Protest Water Contamination From Palm Oil Mill

    6 Jul 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Daily Monitor Residents in five villages in Mugoye Sub County, Kalangala District have raised a red flag over industrial waste that has contaminated a key water source in the area. Residents say the continue ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:55

  14. Holdups In Testing Samples From Norilsk Oil Spill Incident

    29 Jun 2020- 12:09 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Reuters Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia’s Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:16

  15. Drought And Pollution Effects On Ancient Maya Populations

    29 Jun 2020- 12:13 by Local Press Report CINCINNATI Science Daily Reservoirs in the heart of an ancient Maya city were so polluted with mercury and algae that the water likely was undrinkable. Researchers found toxic levels of pollution in two central res ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2020 - 12:13

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