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  1. Military Intervention In Polluted Vaal River Receives Cash Boost

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  2. China Maps Unregistered Yangtze Sewage Outlets

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org The Ministry of Ecology and Environment, China's top environmental watchdog, has launched a campaign to comb the banks of the Yangtze River to map all sewage outlets and identify any that are ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  3. Mexico Greenlights Fracking, But Where Will They Find The Water?

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Bloomberg News Mexico’s national oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, got the go-ahead to use hydraulic fracturing for up to eight exploratory wells to tap into the country’s natural gas reserves, raising ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  4. US Mining Sites Dump Millions Of Gallons Of Untreated Toxic Wastewater Daily

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA Phys.org Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and p ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  5. Chile Files Water Infraction Charges Against Lumina Copper

    20 Feb 2019- 10:49 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining.com Chile's Superintendency of the Environment (SMA) filed charges against Lumina Copper on Tuesday for infractions to the provisions established in its Resolutions of Environmental Rating (RCA ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2019 - 10:49

  6. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  7. Jakarta's Citarum River At Risk From Housing Development

    19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Tempo Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan voiced his concern and fear of the Meikarta housing project and its effect on the quality of Jakarta’s main water supply, Citarum River. According to Anies, the positio ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2019 - 06:44

  8. Shanghai Offers Rewards For Turning In Water Polluters

    18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report SHANGHAI Shine Water pollution is everyone's problem, and city residents are soon to be incentivized to join the fight. From March 1, people who report on any of eight activities including illegal sewage disch ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2019 - 08:07

  9. New Functionality Of "Water Risk Filter" Will Encourage Big-Picture Thinking, Actions

    20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 10:08

  10. Yes, It Was Contaminated Farm Water That Caused Romaine Lettuce Crisis

    16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report Santa Maria CA Food Safety News The new investigative report about romaine lettuce contamination drew comments Wednesday from both FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas. The report l ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2019 - 08:08

  11. Belarus Will Spend $50 Million USD On Water Deferrization

    14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report MINSK Belarusian Telegraph Agency The state budget will spend an equivalent of over $50 million on water deferrization in 2019-2020 according to Belarusian Housing and Utilities Minister Alexander Terekhov during t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2019 - 11:58

  12. Adani Group Under Spotlight Again After Another Mine Waste Spill

    13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall Februa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2019 - 13:44

  13. Brazil Dam Disaster: Minas Gerais State Files Class Action Suit Against Mining Giant

    13 Feb 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais will file a civil class action against iron ore mining giant Vale SA as the numbers of deaths caused by the Brumadinho dam disaster rose to 165 this week, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 06:58

  14. Urban Industries Cause Belize Smelly Water Problem

    12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report BELMOPAN St. Lucia News Belize Monday said it is working towards addressing the unpleasant stench that is affecting the residents in the capital and has blamed the wastewater emanating from several industries opera ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2019 - 12:44

  15. Geospatial Tools Can Be Deployed To Mitigate India Water Crisis

    12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report DELHI India, which is in the midst of its development journey, may face a grave water crisis in the future. According to a government think tank report, based on data collected from 24 of the country’s 29 states, a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2019 - 12:44

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