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  1. Trump Administration Seeks To Gut US Water Protections

    12 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government agencies this week proposed a redefinition of “waters of the United States” that “clarifies” federal authority under previous President Obama’s Clean Water Act. Envir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2018 - 10:02

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Groundwater Extraction, Dam Construction, Droughts Causing Tehran To Sink

    12 Dec 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Scientists have reported that between 2003 and 2017 three areas in the Tehran region of Iran sank sometimes more than 25 centimeters per year, and several meters in total. Two researchers from GFZ GeoF ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:36

  5. Brazil Energy Minister Says Hydro Power Has Reached Its Limit

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Merco Press Brazil’s incoming mines and energy minister, Bento Albuquerque, supports more nuclear and wind power development to diversify the country’s energy matrix, while saying hydropower had reached it ...

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

  6. Pigs Must Get Better Water In Effort To Reduce Anti-biotics

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report DISS Pig World Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and ForFarmers staged a series of roadshows in November focusing on the balance between pig health and responsible antibiotic use. This included ...

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

  7. US Nestle Waters CEO Acknowledges "Massive" PR Problem

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Business Insider Activists have pushed to ban bottled water due to concerns over plastic bottles' wastefulness and pollution. Companies have been criticized for paying minimal fees to communities w ...

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

  8. Mekedatu Dam Project May Destroy Forests, Elephant Access Corridor

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The News Minute On Friday, Karnataka Water Resource Minister DK Shivakumar the visited site where the proposed Mekedatu dam would be constructed. Ahead of his visit, engineers from the Water Resource Depa ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:38

  9. NZ Court In Fight Between Avocado Growers And Wetlands Conservation Lobby

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Newsroom A battle over the rights of a wetland and 17 avocado orchards to ground water will unfold in the Environment Court this week. The Department of Conservation (DOC) is appealing a resource consent g ...

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

  10. 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

  11. Nepal And WWF Create Artificial Wetland

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report RAMAULI The Kathmandu Post An artificial wetland is being developed at Ramauli Pratappur of Parsa National Park to conserve wildlife. The park authority and Tarai Arc Landscape (TAL) Programme of the World Wildlife ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  12. Trump Administration Seeks To Dilute Water Protections

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The Trump administration is expected to put forth a proposal on Tuesday that would significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation on clean water, according to a talking points mem ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  13. Glass Half Empty As Pune Tackles Water Scarcity

    6 Dec 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report PUNE BBC News While many parts of India are going through a sustained water crisis, the western city of Pune is trying to deal with the problem in a rather unusual way: many restaurants in the city of Pune have begu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 10:19

  14. Honduras: Seven Convicted Of Murder Of Respected Anti-Dam Activist Berta Caceres

    4 Dec 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tegucigalpa, Honduras A court in Honduras has found seven men guilty of the murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Caceres who was shot dead in her home by gunmen in 2016 after receiving death threats ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 12:11

  15. 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

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