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  1. World Bank Group, Other International Organizations Can Be Sued In The US When Their Loans Cause Environmental Damage

    8 Mar 2019- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Supreme Court has ruled for the first time that The World Bank Group and other international organizations can be sued in the US when international investments go ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 12:55

  2. AOC Proposes US "Green New Deal"

    11 Feb 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Lawakers of the US House of Representatives and Senate have introduced a highly anticipated, but possibly doomed, joint Resolution widely labelled as a “Green New Deal”. According ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2019 - 08:25

  3. Water Activist Groups Sue USEPA On Tap Water Safety

    3 Feb 2019- 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Three US NGOs filed a lawsuit January 30 against the Trump Administration's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), claiming that the agency has failed to meet its mandatory ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2019 - 08:23

  4. Florida Governor Recommends $625 Million USD For Water Resource Protection, Environmental Restoration

    1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report NAPLES FL Space Coast Daily Governor DeSantis’ environmental budget recommends more than $625 million for Everglades restoration and protection of our valuable water resources. By investing $625 million each year, m ...

    Local Press Report - 02/01/2019 - 08:08

  5. Bipartisan US Task Force Will Address PFAS Contamination Crisis

    25 Jan 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A bipartisan effort was launched this week in the US House of Representatives to address pollution caused by fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS. According to the US Environmental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2019 - 10:04

  6. EU Aims For Sixfold Increase In Use Of Treated Wastewater For Irrigation

    25 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality sta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2019 - 09:50

  7. UNEP Calls For Stronger Enforcement Of Environmental Laws

    25 Jan 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A UN Environment (UNEP) global assessment of environmental rule of law has found weak enforcement of laws to be a global trend that is exacerbating environmental threats, despite prolific growth ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2019 - 10:46

  8. Pakistan Accuses India Of River Indus "Water Theft"

    9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times The Pakistan Supreme Court on Saturday issued a notice to the Indus Water Commission (IWC) over a petition filed against water theft from River Indus. The petitioner contended that India was st ...

    Local Press Report - 01/09/2019 - 07:57

  9. 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

  10. Colonial-era "Water Grabbing" Policies Still Have Negative Impact On African Smallholders

    29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Sahar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 13:33

  11. European Parliament Supports Improvement In Tap Water Quality, In Part To Reduce Plastic Usage And Litter

    24 Oct 2018- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Strasbourg, France Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backed changes to the EU Drinking Water Directive this week to improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better info ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2018 - 06:50

  12. Trump Enters A California Water War

    24 Oct 2018- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WashINGTON, DC, United States Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2018 - 07:08

  13. Private Finance Must Seize The Opportunity To Tackle The World's Water Crisis

    23 Oct 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable freshwater projects are required to deliver improved water security, create financial value ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2018 - 10:18

  14. Potential Shared Water Disputes- Causal Factors Mapped

    17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/17/2018 - 07:55

  15. Georgia: Court Orders Local Authority To Provide Water Connection For Muslim School

    16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report KOBULETI OC Media A court in Georgia has ordered local authorities in Kobuleti to provide water and sewage connections to a Muslim boarding school. The local mayor’s office had argued they could not do so because o ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2018 - 13:15

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