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  1. Some Progress, But More Action Needed On "Cocktail Effect" Chemicals In European Freshwater Bodies

    18 Jan 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new report by the European Environment Agency examines which chemicals continue to pose significant risks to the environment, especially when present in water. Findings suggest that preve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 07:31

  2. Water Stress, Not Temperature, Is Limiting Global Forest Growth As Climate Warms

    18 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland New research comparing tree growth activity to climate variation has concluded that “across the vast majority of the land surface, trees are becoming more limited by water (stress)". T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 07:45

  3. "The most dangerous EPA administrator of all time": US Environmental Lobby Reacts To Nomination Of Andrew Wheeler

    13 Jan 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald J Trump is set to nominate controversial former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to head up the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), a m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 10:36

  4. Water Scarcity Threatens Cholera Response At Kampala Hospital

    13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent A looming water shortage threatens cholera response activities at Naguru Hospital. Administrators at the health facility have said that they do not have enough water to run the facility beyo ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2019 - 07:38

  5. AfDB, EBRD Support Tunisia Sanitation Infrastructure

    13 Jan 2019- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia Two international development banks have joined forces to support a new $172 Million USD program to bring sanitation services to over 200,000 people in small municipalities in Tunisia. African D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 06:54

  6. Vietnam Environment Ministry Shutters Iron Mine Over Pollution Concerns

    11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report HÀ TĨNH Eleven Media Group The Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has raised concerns over the controversial Thạch Khê Iron Ore Mine in central Hà Tĩnh Province, saying the mine should not restar ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2019 - 08:50

  7. US Approaches To PFAS Contamination Broken Down State By State

    11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Food Magazine A new analysis shows variation in the way state and federal regulators manage PFAS contaminants in drinking water, with some states adopting guideline levels that are more health pro ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2019 - 08:50

  8. Nubian Aquifer Radiation Levels Pose Health Risk

    7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Saha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2019 - 07:29

  9. Child Cancer Increase Forces Rethink Among Trump Voters

    4 Jan 2019- 12:12 by Local Press Report JOHNSON COUNTY IN The New York Times On Wednesday, a group representing dozens of concerned parents called for a federal investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General — the same ...

    Local Press Report - 01/04/2019 - 12:12

  10. $130 Million USD From AfDB For WASH in Rwanda

    3 Jan 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda In an expansion of Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, the African Development Bank is to provide additional funding of $130 Million USD. In November 2017, the Bank approved ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 07:21

  11. Shell, Total, Other Oil Majors Illegally Dumping Toxic Fracking Waste In Patagonia

    3 Jan 2019- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Oil companies operating in Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s largest unconventional reserves of oil and gas, are illegally dumping thousands of tons of toxic oil and industrial waste in op ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 07:13

  12. Climate-change-related Extreme Weather Events In 2018 Displaced Millions Of People, Cost Billions Of Dollars

    3 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research describes how climate-change-related extreme weather events in 2018 affected every populated continent causing injury and displacement of millions and costing billions of dol ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 07:29

  13. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  14. 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

  15. 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

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