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  1. Papua New Guinea: Continuing Human Rights Impacts Of Rio Tinto Mine's Water Contaminaton

    4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:31

  2. Tailings Dam Overflow Contained By Chinese Authorities

    4 Apr 2020- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARBIN, China The 28 March overflow of a Molybdenum mine tailings dam in China's north east Heilongjiang Province has been curtailed, after the second highest level of environmental emergency response in C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:09

  3. Guatemala: Protests Continue Against Gold Mining Project

    31 Mar 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Inequality.org This month, in Guatemala, the Peaceful Resistance “La Puya” celebrates eight years of struggle against a gold mining project that threatens to pollute or dry up already scarce water su ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2020 - 10:27

  4. South Korea Expresses Concern About New Fukushima Water Release Plan

    30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:54

  5. Large Corporations Commit To New "Water Resilience Coalition"

    30 Mar 2020- 08:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The CEO Water Mandate platform has announced a new industry-driven, CEO-led Water Resilience Coalition. Endorsing companies of the CEO Water Mandate (currently over 150) commit to acti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:12

  6. Mexico Referendum Blocks Corona Brewery

    26 Mar 2020- 11:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat MEXICALI, Mexico A March 21-22 referendum in Mexicali, Mexico has determined that a partly-built $1.5 Billion USD brewery will not proceed as planned. Communities and farmers have engaged in resistance the contr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:08

  7. Honduras' Deadly Water Wars

    25 Mar 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA The Nation The mine can’t be reached from the gate along the road, which is guarded by soldiers bearing M-16s and a helmeted foreman with a shotgun over his chest. So if you want to see the sprawling mi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:09

  8. "Valuing Water Finance Task Force" Will Address Unsustainable Corporate Water Practises

    26 Mar 2020- 13:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat BOSTON MA, United States Sustainability think-tank Ceres has announced  a new task force to drive corporate action on water-related financial risks. In cooperation with leading US pension funds and international ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:09

  9. Water Pollution From Alaska Mines: “Gross Deficiencies And Failures Of The Regulatory System"

    15 Mar 2020- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A relaxaton of the US's permitting regime for mining companies lies behind an extensive record of environmental spills and pollution violations at five major operating “hardro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2020 - 08:02

  10. US Corona Exporters' Plans Will Be Subject To Mexico Referendum

    12 Mar 2020- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICALI, Mexico Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has announced plans to conduct a binding public vote March 21-22 on whether a controversial brewery in the northern city of Mexcali should proceed. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2020 - 09:45

  11. Duterte Reaches Out To Manila Water Utilities

    12 Mar 2020- 10:02 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer News President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to meet and talk with the two Metro Manila water concessionaires to settle the dispute over allegedly onerous water contracts, but he said it has to be in p ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2020 - 10:02

  12. New Scrutiny Of Nestle Water Extraction In Florida

    12 Mar 2020- 10:01 by Local Press Report GAINESVILLE FL Electrek Nestlé, who makes billions of dollars every year selling bottled water, wants to draw out the maximum amount of 1.152 million gallons of water a day from a Florida spring. Today, a bill was ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2020 - 10:01

  13. PFAS Water Contamination Claims Mount Dramatically

    10 Mar 2020- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) of the United States has filed a PFAS class action lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the makers of f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2020 - 11:16

  14. Low Lake Levels Restrict Panama Canal Transit Capacity

    3 Mar 2020- 12:11 by Local Press Report Panama Seatrade Maritime News The recent implementation of new water measures on 15 February for the Panama Canal have already produced delays for vessel transits. “The current waiting time is approximately 11 days ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 12:11

  15. "How Likely Warming Scenarios Indicate A Catastrophic Security Future"

    3 Mar 2020- 09:40 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States A new report from the National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP) of US Institute the Center for Climate and Security, warns of high-to-catastrophic security threats ar ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:52