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  1. India Rivers' Microplastics Pollution Of Bay Of Bengal

    25 Jan 2021- 08:07 by Local Press Report UTTARAKHAND Phys.org The Ganges River—with the combined flows of the Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers—could be responsible for up to 3 billion microplastic particles entering the Bay of Bengal every day, according to ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2021 - 08:33

  2. England Plans To Reduce Sewage Pollution Of Rivers And Coasts

    25 Jan 2021- 08:14 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The environment secretary, George Eustice, has made a commitment to reducing releases of raw sewage by water companies into rivers and coastal waters. Eustice said there was “still too much reli ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2021 - 08:14

  3. Peru May Revoke Canadian Company’s Mining, Water Rights

    21 Jan 2021- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines is currently working on a report to overrule Supreme Decrees which allowed Nuevo Arcoiris S.A.C, the Peruvian subsidiary of Canadian Tesoro Mineral Corpto acquire ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 10:25

  4. Snyder Charged Over Flint Water Crisis Neglect

    18 Jan 2021- 08:16 by Local Press Report LANSING MI CNN Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and former Flint Public Works director Howard Croft were each charged Wednesday with two counts of willful neglect of duty as part of an investigation into the Flint ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:37

  5. China's PFAS Problem

    18 Jan 2021- 08:21 by Local Press Report BEIJING SciTech Daily Drinking water in several cities and regions in China contains high levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), according to a new study. The findings, from a team of rese ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2021 - 08:21

  6. 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

  7. Myanmar Villagers Demand Closure Of Polluting Fertiliser Factory

    11 Jan 2021- 12:25 by Local Press Report YANGON Myanmar NOW Residents of two villages in Yangon region’s Twante township met with representatives of a nearby fertilizer factory and government officials last week to demand the closure of the foul-smelling ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:25

  8. EC Will Fine Lithuania For Wastewater Treatment Failures

    11 Jan 2021- 12:26 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Baltic Times Lithuania is facing sanctions of "several hundred millions euros" for its failure to comply with the EU directive on waste water treatment, the country's Environment Minister ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:26

  9. Ethanol Producer Pollutes Nebraska Water, Soil

    11 Jan 2021- 12:20 by Local Press Report MEAD NE The Guardian AltEn, an ethanol producer in Mead, Nebraska, has been accumulating thousands of pounds of a smelly, lime-green mash of fermented grains, distributing some to farm fields as a “soil conditioner ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:20

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Brazil Approves License For Dam Disaster Mining Site

    3 Jan 2021- 07:51 by Local Press Report VITORIA Mining Technology Samarco Mineração is set to resume operations at its Germano complex in Minas Gerais and Ubu complex in Espírito Santo, Brazil, after it met the licensing requirements. The company has comm ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:51

  13. 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

  14. Colorado Wildfires Will Degrade Drinking Water Quality For Millions

    3 Jan 2021- 07:51 by Local Press Report FORT COLLINS CO CBS Denver The historic wildfire season of 2020 could impact drinking water for more than a million Colorado residents. Environmental researchers and natural resource specialists have conducted a BAE ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 07:51

  15. Christmas Oil Spill Hits North Saskatchewan River

    3 Jan 2021- 08:06 by Local Press Report EDMONTON Global News Contaminated water that leaked from an oilfield pipeline on Christmas Day has entered the North Saskatchewan River but has had no detectable impact on it, says a spokesman for Calgary-based oil ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2021 - 08:06

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