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  1. China Government Approves Yangtze Conservation Legislation

    13 Jan 2021- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The government of China has approved a new law on Yangtze River conservation, following a third review, which will take effect on March 1 2021. The new legislation is part of China’s efforts to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:51

  2. Zimbabwe Moves To Control Mercury Use In Mining Operations

    3 Jan 2021- 08:05 by Local Press Report HARARE NewsDay Zimbabwe Parliament has moved to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, with legislators taking turns to condemn the use of the highly toxic element in gold extraction because of the serious envir ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:05

  3. Extensive Yangtze Protection Legislation Approved

    3 Jan 2021- 07:55 by Local Press Report BEIJING Sixth Tone China has passed a landmark law to protect the country’s longest and largest river, the Yangtze, to better conserve the much-beleaguered waterway’s ecology and environment. The Yangtze River Prote ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:55

  4. MEPs Approve Stricter Control Of Pollutants In Drinking Water

    7 Dec 2020- 07:30 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The European Sting The Environment Committee today approved the deal on the drinking water directive and adopted a resolution demanding EU legislation on water be correctly implemented. The agreement with m ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:30

  5. Transboundary Water Management: Book Series Calls For Abstracts

    21 Oct 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A call for abstracts has been issued for a planned multi-volume book series that will focus on key themes in transboundary freshwater management. Publisher "World Scientific" is see ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  6. US Prez In Odd Diatribe About California Policy To Save Endangered Fish

    13 Oct 2020- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In a post-hospitalisation interview with right-wing media outlet Fox News, US President Donald Trump has ridiculed California Democrats for conservation policies that protect the e ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2020 - 08:24

  7. Nigeria Lawmakers Dispute Proposed Water Bill

    4 Oct 2020- 08:20 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard Nigeria Arguments and counter-arguments yesterday trailed the transmission of the controversial Water Resources Bill 2020 passed into law in the House of Representatives to the Senate for concurrence, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:34

  8. RECORDED VIDEO FROM 30 SEPTEMBER- aquaNOW AUDIENCE- "Valuing Water From Source To Sea"

    30 Sep 2020- 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom How Do We Value Our Water? Not Enough! Recorded video footage now available HERE. Water is an essential contributor to human health; food security; environment and ecosystems; interac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2020 - 11:20

  9. Upper Murray-Darling Flood Plain Harvesting Faces Tighter Regulation

    29 Sep 2020- 07:08 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Irrigators in the northern Murray-Darling Basin will face tighter regulation over water they capture during floods after the upper house blocked the Berejiklian government's co ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2020 - 07:18

  10. Europe: Gun Rights Vs. Ecosystems Value

    25 Sep 2020- 12:57 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Parliament Magazine What is the European Commission’s proposal about and why is the definition of wetlands so problematic? The proposal is about phasing out lead shot for hunting with shotguns over wet ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2020 - 12:57

  11. Re-packaging Nigeria Water Resources Strategy

    25 Sep 2020- 13:02 by Local Press Report ABUJA The News The Federal Government on Tuesday puts up a strong defence in favour of National Water Resources Bill 2020 as it emphasized that the proposed law is in best interests of Nigerians. Lai Mohammed and S ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2020 - 13:02

  12. How Wildfires Contaminate Drinking Water Networks

    23 Sep 2020- 05:16 by Local Press Report West Lafayette IN Inverse As in previous years, [large forest fires] have entered populated areas [in the US], damaging drinking water networks. Water systems have lost pressure, potentially sucking in pollutants, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2020 - 05:16

  13. US President Trump Is "A Great Environmentalist"

    12 Sep 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times President Trump, who has vowed to exit the Paris Agreement on climate change, loosened restrictions on toxic air pollution, rolled back clean water protections and removed climate c ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 12:42

  14. US States Challenge Colorado River Diversion Plan

    12 Sep 2020- 10:22 by Local Press Report DENVER CO The Colorado Sun For more than 20 years, negotiations among the seven states that rely on the Colorado River have avoided lawsuits, even as drought and population growth threaten the river’s flows. That m ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 10:22

  15. USEPA Relaxes Black Coal Plant Water Waste Rules

    8 Sep 2020- 06:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Trump administration has confirmed  that it is scaling back regulations introduced under President Obama that were designed to limit the levels of toxic materials in coal plants ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2020 - 09:55

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