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  1. Inflation Of Water Regulations Can Lead To Malfunction Of Governance Systems

    15 Jan 2020- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new report from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL) examines the effect of regulations with respect to natural resources (specifically, water). The authors suggest  tha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 08:07

  2. 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

  3. US Prez Candidate Would Set Federal Standards For PFAS In Drinking Water

    10 Jan 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report CONCORD NH Live U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he would create national drinking water standards for a group of toxic chemicals plaguing communities across Michigan and other states if elected president. The ...

    Local Press Report - 01/10/2020 - 09:17

  4. 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

  5. US States Sue Federal Government Over Weakening Of Clean Water Rules

    27 Dec 2019- 07:08 by Local Press Report SACRAMENTO CA San Francisco Chronicle The bitter fight between state regulators and the Trump administration over clean water intensified Friday when California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and several other sta ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:08

  6. EU Water Legislation "Fit For Purpose"

    15 Dec 2019- 09:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat BELGIUM, Brussels A "fitness check" of the European Union Water Framework Directive, its associated Directives, and the Floods Directive concludes that they are overall fit for purpose, with some room ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  7. United States: Feds Announce Review Of Interstate Colorado Water Pact

    16 Dec 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report DENVER CO CBS Denver Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 08:48

  8. Is EU Water Framework Directive Fit For Purpose?

    11 Dec 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report LONDON Ends Report The EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) and other legislation needs to be amended to account for threat posed by the cocktail effect of different chemical pollutants, according to a five-year rese ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 10:01

  9. Provisional EU Agreement On Quality Of Treated Water For Agricultural Use

    9 Dec 2019- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament and Council announced a provisional agreement December 3 to harmonize minimum water quality requirements for the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater in agricultural ir ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  10. Marrakesh Partnership Sets Climate Action Pathway For Water

    11 Dec 2019- 10:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat BONN, Germany The Marrakesh Partnership for Global Climate Action has released its Climate Action Pathways through 2050, including a Pathway for Water, that set a “baseline” of actions and accomplishments throug ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  11. Water Diplomacy Talks-- Governance Of Atmospheric Water

    5 Dec 2019- 13:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States During the thousands of years that humans have utilised freshwater in surface water bodies and groundwater aquifers, laws and customary practices have developed for its utilization ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/05/2019 - 13:43

  12. Cameroon Seeks To Accede To UNECE Water Convention

    7 Nov 2019- 07:32 by Local Press Report YAOUNDE Xinhuanet Cameroon's Ministry of Energy and Water Resources began here on Tuesday a two-day information sharing workshop on the process initiated by the African country to become a party to the UN Water ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 07:32

  13. Chile Legislation Will Declare Desal Water A Public Good

    11 Oct 2019- 09:11 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Journal A bill seeking to declare water produced from seawater desalination plants a public good has begun to be read in Chile. If passed, the bill, introduced into the Senate in January 2018, would ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:12

  14. Water Diplomacy Talks-- "The Geneva List of Principles On The Protection Of Water Infrastructure"

    10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2019 - 09:34

  15. Scotland's Water Sector Seeks To "Inspire A Generation"

    9 Oct 2019- 10:31 by Local Press Report GLASGOW WWT Scotland's water sector will be admired for excellence, secure a sustainable future and inspire a generation, delegates heard at the WWT Water Scotland Conference last week. Jon Rathjen, water indus ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2019 - 10:31

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