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  1. Trump Administration Seeks To Gut US Water Protections

    12 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government agencies this week proposed a redefinition of “waters of the United States” that “clarifies” federal authority under previous President Obama’s Clean Water Act. Envir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2018 - 10:02

  2. Deregulation Of Mountaintop Removal Endangers Health Of US Mining Communities

    14 Dec 2018- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research published by advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims that the Trump administration and the United States Congress have endangered public health in mining communities. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2018 - 09:43

  3. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  4. Illegal Ghana Mining Hits Water Bodies

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report TAKORADI GhanaWeb Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Mrs. Cecilia Dapaah has argued that the extent of damage caused by the operations of illegal mining, popularly known as 'Galamsey' can never ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  5. Michigan Top Doc To Be Tried For Manslaughter

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report FLINT MI Michigan Radio On December 7, a judge decided another top state health department official should face trial in connection with the Flint water crisis. Dr. Eden Wells listened as District Court Judge Willi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  6. Mexico-US Tijuana River Wastewater Issues Highlighted

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report IMPERIAL BEACH CA 10 News The U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday to discuss water quality and other concerns with the Tijuana River Watershed. The com ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  7. Trump Administration Seeks To Dilute Water Protections

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The New York Times The Trump administration is expected to put forth a proposal on Tuesday that would significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation on clean water, according to a talking points mem ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  8. Thailand: Tourism Drains Drinking Water Resources In Famous Phi Phi Islands

    6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report PHI PHI ISLANDS Time Just days after Thailand’s world renowned Phi Phi Islands were praised for their environmental recovery, new details have emerged about the drinking water crisis in the holiday archipelago. A re ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 09:04

  9. Environment Secretary Assures Lawmakers UK Will Have Safe Drinking Water In Event Of No-deal Brexit

    4 Dec 2018- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK Environment Secretary was forced last week to reassure a parliamentary committee that the country’s drinking water would be safe in the event of a “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 09:50

  10. US Court Considers Consolidation Of Billions Of Dollars Worth Of PFAS Chemical Contamination Claims

    4 Dec 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 07:32

  11. Salinity And Alkalinity Hit US Drinking Water, Eco-systems

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report COLLEGE PARK MD Maryland Today The increasing saltiness and alkalinity of streams and rivers is creating a toxic brew including metals and nitrogen-containing compounds, and threatens drinking water supplies and eco ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:19

  12. China To Close All Paper Mills Near Dongting Lake By 2019

    30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report CHANGSA Xinhua Government authorities of central China's Hunan Province said that all pulp-making and outdated paper-making capacity in three cities and one district around Dongting Lake will be closed by the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/30/2018 - 05:41

  13. Illinois Coal Ash Dumps Contaminating Ground Water

    30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report SPRINGFIELD IL Power Magazine Analysis based on testing mostly conducted by energy companies shows that water near all but two coal plants in Illinois is contaminated with toxic waste. A compilation of industry-sup ...

    Local Press Report - 11/30/2018 - 05:41

  14. Brazil: Mining Giant Will Fight Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit Over Samarco Mine Dam Disaster

    27 Nov 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world's largest mining company, Anglo-Australian giant BHP, has said that it will fight a multi billion dollar damages lawsuit filed on behalf of 240,000 Brazilians affected by the 20 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 15:09

  15. US Climate Assessment Report Warns Of Water Security Risks; Trump: "I don't believe it"

    27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionall ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 14:28

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