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  1. US Government Set To Dismantle Wetlands Protections

    18 Jan 2020- 08:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico The latest Trump regulation rollback could remove federal safeguards for half the country's wetlands and millions of miles of streams. The Trump administration is preparing to further di ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2020 - 08:55

  2. Senegal's World Water Forum Will Focus On "Water Security For Peace And Development"

    15 Jan 2020- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The World Water Council (WWC), host country Senegal and host city Dakar have announced plans for the ninth triennial World Water Forum, scheduled for 22-27 March 2021 with the theme “Water Secur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:44

  3. Australia Bushfires And The Threat to Drinking Water, Ecosystems

    14 Jan 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Devastating ongoing bushfires in Australia threaten to wreak havoc on water resources as ecologists warn that resultant algae blossoms threaten freshwater ecosystems and diminish the quality ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 07:45

  4. Radioactive Fukushima Waste Destined For Pacific?

    13 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The government of Japan looks likely to proceed with a controlled ocean-release of radioactive wastewater associated with the Fukushima disaster, a move criticised by environmental groups in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 09:31

  5. Hospital In Scotland Is World's First To Achieve Alliance For Water Stewardship Certification

    15 Jan 2020- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAITHNESS, United Kingdom Caithness General Hospital in Wick, Scotland, has become the first in the world to be awarded Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification. AWS is a global membership collaborat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:27

  6. US Drinking Water Protection Legislation Will Be Vetoed By White House

    12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2020 - 09:54

  7. Trump Wall Guzzles Water, Threatens 96 Endangered Species

    11 Jan 2020- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tucson, AZ, United States Environmental consequences of US President Donald Trump’s southern-border wall are causing concern in Arizona as 96 endangered species come under threat due to water consumption requi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:11

  8. New Russia Climate Change Plan Acknowledges Extreme Weather Patterns; Looks To Drought-resistant Crops, Dams To Address Water Challenges

    11 Jan 2020- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has acknowledged that climate change has had a prominent and increasing effect on its economy and population and has released its plan to adapt to such changes. In a rel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 09:15

  9. The Climate Disasters Of 2019

    6 Jan 2020- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new report from NGO  Christian Aid  identifies and quantifies 15 of the most destructive weather events of 2019. All of the disasters (floods, cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes, tropical s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2020 - 10:03

  10. "Alternative COP": Santiago Protests Focus On Right To Water

    27 Dec 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Natural Resources Defense Council “Water, water, water, is a right, not a business, not a privilege”. Used as a rallying cry during protests, this chant rang out as an underlying current throughout an alte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:26

  11. Argentina: Unrest Follows Relaxation Of Water Contamination Regulation

    27 Dec 2019- 10:35 by Local Press Report MENDOZA Mining.com A number of protests took place this weekend in Argentina’s central province of Mendoza, following the approval of a new version of Law 7722, which restricted the use of dangerous chemicals in mi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:28

  12. New Measures To Clean Up Mexico's Rio Sonora

    27 Dec 2019- 07:07 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Fronteras Mexican Secretary of Environment Victor Toledo promised to transform the Sonora River Valley from the site of a disaster into a region of hope. In August 2014, Grupo México’s Buenavista copper ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:07

  13. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:30

  14. Madagascar Mine Contaminates Water Resources With Uranium And Lead

    27 Dec 2019- 07:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Reuters Water downstream of a Rio Tinto mine in southern Madagascar contains high concentrations of uranium and lead, potentially endangering local residents who depend on a nearby lake and river for d ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:06

  15. Climate Change Degrades Turkey Water Wealth

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah Turkey has weathered the consequences of global warming in recent years. As ecological patterns change seasonal temperatures, precipitation has gradually decreased. Mustafa Uzun, deputy directo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:15

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