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  1. Wyoming: Native Tribes Oppose Oil Drilling Permissions

    11 Jan 2021- 12:16 by Local Press Report CASPER WY Fairfield Citizen Leaders of several tribal nations said a Trump administration decision to permit five oil companies drilling rights in Wyoming will destroy cultural resources, compromise air and water q ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:16

  2. 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

  3. Updated US Lead Rule Falls Short In Protecting Human Health

    9 Jan 2021- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the first major update to the US's lead and copper rule (LCR) in nearly 30 years. The new regulation means tha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2021 - 11:05

  4. 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

  5. Malaysian Inter-state Water Negotiations

    3 Jan 2021- 07:56 by Local Press Report JERLUN Free Malaysia Today Kedah [state] will take the raw water matter to court if negotiations come to a deadlock, Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Nor said. “We will negotiate with Penang [state] now, as we are in M ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:56

  6. Thailand Plans Safe, Affordable Water Management Future

    3 Jan 2021- 08:08 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Five water management plans to make water safer and more affordable will be presented to the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) for approval next Monday. Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-gen ...

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

  7. Malaysia Invests In Waterpipe Rehabilitation

    3 Jan 2021- 07:54 by Local Press Report PUTRAJAYA Malay Mail The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will ensure that water supply operators replace problematic pipes as scheduled to prevent incidents of leaking or burst pipes which cause water supp ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:54

  8. US Will Host A Climate Summit In First Quarter Of 2021

    17 Dec 2020- 11:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat Glasgow, Scotland United States President-elect Joe Biden has announced that the US will host a climate summit of the world’s major economies before the end of March 2021. Biden has already committed the US re-j ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  9. Erdogan Calls For Water Saving Measures

    15 Dec 2020- 10:31 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Menafn Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged citizens to save water as much as possible as the water levels in the country's dams are continuously falling due to low precipitations while addres ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 11:21

  10. Murray-Darling Basin Plan Review: Climate Change Challenges

    15 Dec 2020- 10:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY ABC News (Australia) A major review of the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan has highlighted the progress made in recovering water for the environment while addressing some major challenges posed by clim ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 10:28

  11. Water Suspension As A Punishment For Prostitution In Chinese Village

    11 Dec 2020- 07:27 by Local Press Report JIANGMEN Global Times Residents of a self-built building in Yuetang village in Jiangmen, Guangdong, will face a three-month water suspension by the village committee over two of the tenants' arrest on charges ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2021 - 09:24

  12. Iran Government Expedites Rural Drinking Water Provision

    7 Dec 2020- 07:26 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times In Iran, where villages account for generating 20-23 percent of the value-added in the country, the development of rural areas has been always a top agenda of the governments’ activities. The sus ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:26

  13. 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

  14. World Is "Alarmingly Off-track" To Deliver Sanitation Goals

    28 Nov 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF launched a report on global sanitation conditions and provided an assessment of investment required in order t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  15. "Green List" Launched To Steer Private Investment In EU

    23 Nov 2020- 09:00 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EURACTIV The European Commission on Friday (20 November) launched “the world’s first ever ‘green-list’” of sustainable economic activities for private investors by publishing draft guidelines under the EU’ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2020 - 08:30

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