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  1. Chinese Firm Le Eco Starts Importing Lake Baikal Water into China

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm Leshi Internet Information and Technology (LeEco) plans to start importing water from Lake Baikal for sale in China, according to Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 11:56

  2. Hydropower Facilities on Selenge River Threaten Fish in Lake Baikal

    24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Construction of hydropower plants on the Selenge River in Mongolia could pose a threat to the Baikal omul – a species of whitefish endemic to Lake Baikal in Russia’s Siberia region, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2016 - 10:29

  3. Blue-Green Algae Spreads on Lake Baikal

    1 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Widespread reports of blue-green algae growth on the shores of Lake Baikal in Buryatia have prompted Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources to order the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2016 - 10:36

  4. Russian Officials Discuss Mongolian Hydropower Plants During ASEM Meeting

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Russian officials raised the issue of Mongolian hydropower projects on the rivers that feed Lake Baikal on the sidelines of this month’s Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulan Bator. Russian D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  5. Chinese Tech Company in Talks to Export Drinking Water From Lake Baikal

    18 Jul 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm LeEco is holding talks with the government of Russia’s Irkutsk region on a plan to export drinking water from Lake Baikal to China. LeEco officials and Irkutsk Governor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 11:03

  6. China Withholds $1 Billion in Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia China is withholding $1 billion USD in funding for a Mongolian hydropower project on a tributary of the Selenge River due to Russian concerns about the project’s potential impact on Lake Baikal. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  7. Russia’s Buryatia Region Considers Selling Bottled Water to China

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn, governor of Russia’s Republic of Buryatia, said officials there are considering a plan to sell bottled water from Lake Baikal in the Chinese market. Nagovitsyn told memb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  8. Chinese Investors Plan Drinking Water Plant on Lake Baikal

    10 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Chinese investors have confirmed plans to build a 2-million-cubic-meter per year drinking water plant on Russia's Lake Baikal. The project involves construction of a plant to extract and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 11:47

  9. Water Levels Rising in Lake Baikal

    18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, have started rising after dropping for more than a year-and-a-half and hitting record lows earlier this month, according to Ru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:10

  10. World Bank Suspends Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River; Russia Proposes Alternatives

    16 May 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia The World Bank has suspended plans to finance two major Mongolian hydropower projects on the Selenge River and its tributary, the Orkhon, which feed Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 11:40

  11. Water Levels in Lake Baikal Still Dropping

    4 Apr 2016- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, had dropped to 26 centimeters below the “critical” threshold of 456 above sea level as of April 1st, Russia’s Federal Agency for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2016 - 11:04

  12. Russia Allocates $19 Million to Protect Lake Baikal

    22 Mar 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government has allocated $18.9 million USD worth of subsidies to support measures to protect Lake Baikal. The funds are coming from the 2016 federal budget for the Republic of Buryat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 10:09

  13. Russian National Resources Ministry Denies ONF Party’s Claims About Lake Baikal Program

    9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources (Minprirody) has denied claims by President Vladimir Putin's All-Russia People’s Front (ONF) party that the federal program to protect Lake Baikal w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2015 - 10:21

  14. Local Residents, Environmentalists Oppose Radioactive Waste-Processing Facility Near Lake Baikal

    8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Local residents and environmentalists have launched a petition calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt construction of a radioactive-waste processing facility in the village of Shiry ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2015 - 10:02

  15. Russia Looks at Alternative Water Source for Irkutsk

    22 Jul 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia The Russian Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) is looking into an alternative water source in the Irkutsk Region, in order to preserve Lake Baikal, acting Regional Natural Resources and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2015 - 11:07

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