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  1. Deregulation Of Mountaintop Removal Endangers Health Of US Mining Communities

    14 Dec 2018- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research published by advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims that the Trump administration and the United States Congress have endangered public health in mining communities. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2018 - 09:43

  2. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  3. Funding For Drinking Water Supply In Northern Haiti

    12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and r ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:28

  4. Michigan Top Doc To Be Tried For Manslaughter

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Michigan Radio On December 7, a judge decided another top state health department official should face trial in connection with the Flint water crisis. Dr. Eden Wells listened as District Court Judge Willi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  5. Sardinia Arrest Over Terrorist Drinking Water Poison Plot

    6 Dec 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAGLIARI, Italy Italian anti-terrorism police have arrested a Palestinian man in Sardinia with links to the Islamic State group on suspicion that he was planning to poison water supply with ricin and anthrax in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 09:24

  6. New UN Initiative To Save The Aral Sea

    4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/04/2018 - 08:54

  7. US Court Considers Consolidation Of Billions Of Dollars Worth Of PFAS Chemical Contamination Claims

    4 Dec 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 07:32

  8. Salinity And Alkalinity Hit US Drinking Water, Eco-systems

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report COLLEGE PARK MD Maryland Today The increasing saltiness and alkalinity of streams and rivers is creating a toxic brew including metals and nitrogen-containing compounds, and threatens drinking water supplies and eco ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:19

  9. Green Climate Fund Supports $42 Million USD Grenada Water Resiliency Project

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report Port-of-Spain Jamaica Observer The Climate Resilience in Grenada's Water Sector (G-Crews) project, whose US$42- million budget will be mostly met by the US$35-million grant from the Green Climate Fund, is desig ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:20

  10. Brazil: Mining Giant Will Fight Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit Over Samarco Mine Dam Disaster

    27 Nov 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world's largest mining company, Anglo-Australian giant BHP, has said that it will fight a multi billion dollar damages lawsuit filed on behalf of 240,000 Brazilians affected by the 20 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 15:09

  11. US Climate Assessment Report Warns Of Water Security Risks; Trump: "I don't believe it"

    27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionall ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 14:28

  12. EU Flood Risk Audit Calls For Improved Planning And Protection

    26 Nov 2018- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors has completed its assessment of Member State compliance with the EU Flood Directive of 2007, concluding that there has been progress in assessing the risks ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2018 - 07:11

  13. Canada Oilsands Waste To Be Washed Away With Water?

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report FORT MCMURRAY ALB The Star While the world watches, the mining companies operating here have been allowed by regulators to pursue a clean-up technique called water capping. It’s supposed to work like this: put the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  14. Yemenis Turn To Local Wells For Safer Water

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report TAIZ Middle East Eye With expensive fuel prices and damaged infrastructure, more than 12 million Yemenis are currently without access to clean water, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  15. Authorities Release Findings On Euphrates Contamination Responsible For Fish Deaths

    21 Nov 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2018 - 12:03

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