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  1. ADB Launches $5 Billion USD Healthy Oceans Action Plan

    5 May 2019- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NADI, Fiji Asian Development Bank launched an Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies for the Asia and Pacific region at its Annual Meeting on May 2 in Fiji. The purpose of the $5 Billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 10:53

  2. Indonesia Plans To Relocate Capital City As Jakarta Sinks

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report JAKARTA BBC News Indonesia is moving its capital city away from Jakarta, according to the country's planning minister. The new location is not yet known. However state media reports one of the front runners is ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

  3. UK Parliament Formally Declares "Climate Emergency"

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian MPs have endorsed a Labour motion to declare a formal climate and environment emergency, with Jeremy Corbyn hailing the move as a necessary response to school climate strikers and groups such as ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

  4. US Democratic Leaders Agree "Big And Bold" $2 Trillion USD Infrastructure Deal With Trump

    1 May 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC NBC News Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Shumer said Tuesday they’d reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to move forward with a "big and bold” $2 trillion infra ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 05:37

  5. Flint Water Prosecutor Fired After Boxes Of Evidence Discovered In Basement

    1 May 2019- 09:02 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Michigan Advance The former prosecutor who led the Flint water criminal probe against 15 current and former state or local officials is no longer part of the case, Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office conf ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2019 - 09:27

  6. US Capital Plans For Climate Change By Retrofitting Flood-Prone Buildings

    30 Apr 2019- 13:26 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Insurance Journal Washington, DC is announcing a goal of retrofitting or removing all of its flood-prone buildings by 2050, the first major US city to set such a policy. The proposal is part of a broa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2019 - 13:26

  7. Scotland- The Hydro Nation: OOSKAnews Talks To Roseanna Cunningham

    30 Apr 2019- 03:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Roseanna Cunningham, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews, in this (LINK) OOSKAnews ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2019 - 13:34

  8. Silting Issues Reduce Pakistan Dams' Capacity

    29 Apr 2019- 10:29 by Local Press Report KARACHI DAWN “There has not been much thought given to the silting issue when speaking of dams here. The capacity in Mangla and Tarbela dams has decreased in the last 40 years due to silting. So are we to build a n ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2019 - 10:29

  9. Blue Peace Bulletin: "Water and Violence: Mali"

    28 Apr 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, INDIA Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 07:37

  10. Mekong River Commission Declares New Commitment To Flood, Drought Management

    27 Apr 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VUAN TAU CITY, Viet Nam The Mekong River Commission (MRC) this week announced new measures to address regional flood and drought conditions and set new internal operation and control policies. Of significance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2019 - 10:26

  11. ADB Prioritizes Water In Philippines Lending Program Plans

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report MANILA Phil Star Global Improving water supply in the country is among the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as it ramps up lending to the Philippines under its current country operations business plan ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  12. Private Sector Urged To Explore Potential Of Indian Water, Sanitation Market

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Standard Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has said that the government is working on four verticals to achieve the target of ODF [Open Document Format] whi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  13. Jamaica Announces Water Sustainability Projects

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Loop Jamaica As Jamaicans continue to grapple with another dry season and fears of dwindling water supplies, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  14. Belgium: Flanders Works On Water "Shutdown Plan"

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times Since it still has not rained enough to make up for last year's water shortage, the Flemish Environment Agency (VMM) is investigating how it can solve potential problems by switchin ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  15. Australia: Former Water Minister Rejects Water Buyback Deal Criticism

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Sydney Morning Herald Former water minister Barnaby Joyce signed off on a controversial water buyback deal without questioning key details, including links to the Cayman Islands, because it was "n ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

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