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  1. US Tightens Regulations On Testing Drinking Water For Lead; Critics Remain Unconvinced

    12 Oct 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2019 - 07:39

  2. Philippines Water Concessionaires Prohibited From Passing On Financial Penalties To Consumers

    11 Oct 2019- 09:04 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS-CBN News Manila Water and Maynilad are prohibited from passing on to consumers any financial penalties imposed by courts as stipulated in their concession agreements, a regulator said Friday. The Supreme ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:04

  3. China: Chemical Plant Fined For Dumping Untreated Acid Into Canal

    2 Oct 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report JIANGSU South China Morning Post A Jiangsu chemical plant has been fined 20 million yuan (US$2.88 million) for dumping almost 2,700 tonnes of liquid acid waste into the Grand Canal, causing environmental damage “bey ...

    Local Press Report - 10/02/2019 - 11:04

  4. Management Is India's Real Water Challenge: Minister

    29 Sep 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report DELHI India News Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat makes no bones about his ambitious target. He says that his ministry has been charged with securing India's water supplies, and that the government ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2019 - 10:37

  5. Trump Administration Blames Homeless For California Water Woes

    28 Sep 2019- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A 26 September letter  from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to the Governor of California cites the agency’s concerns with the state’s slack enforcement of the US� ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 07:56

  6. Healthy Development Of "Scotland: the Hydro Nation"

    22 Sep 2019- 01:00 by OOSKAnews Info EDINBURGH, Scotland "Scotland: the Hydro Nation" laid its 2019 Annual Report  with the Scottish Parliament 19 September, recording the development of Scotland’s policy agenda and reports on progress of the Hy ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/22/2019 - 01:11

  7. Trump Administration Officially Revokes Obama-Era Clean Water Protections

    17 Sep 2019- 05:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Government agencies of President Donald Trump's administration have finalized repeal of a 2015 rule that defined “waters of the United States”, and recodified the preceedin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2019 - 05:54

  8. New Zealand: Plan To Clean Waterways With New Freshwater Standards

    7 Sep 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Wellington, New Zealand The government of New Zealand has announced ambitious plans to clean up the country’s waterways with major changes to the country’s freshwater standards. New Zealand’s rivers, streams an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 10:04

  9. China Rare Earth Extractor Continues To Breach Environment Regulations

    20 Aug 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Info SHANGHAI, China Ganxian Hongjin Rare Earth, a subsidiary of China's state-owned Minmetals continues to violate environmental protection laws and has not corrected a number of pollution offenses, despite several wa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/20/2019 - 04:14

  10. Local Disputes In Kenya Over Water Access

    18 Aug 2019- 06:13 by Local Press Report KUTUS Kenya News Agency A bitter dispute has arisen between 33 families who were resettled at Ndomba village in 2015 and Kutus East Water supply project over a shared intake. The dispute has seen two family members ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:13

  11. Dam Mismanagement Contributed To Devastating Flooding In Krishna Basin: Report

    14 Aug 2019- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNE, India Mismanagement by dam operators exacerbated recent devastating floods in India's Krishna River Basin, experts allege. The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) examined reservo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2019 - 09:47

  12. Limits Placed On Israel Company's Dead Sea Water Extraction

    13 Aug 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Haaretz The Haifa District Court ruled on Monday, in response to a petition from environmental group Adam Teva V'Din, that the Dead Sea Works cannot continue to pump water from the sea to their indust ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 07:54

  13. Russia Relaxes Water Protection Regulations For Mineral Exploitation

    11 Aug 2019- 23:44 by OOSKAnews Info MOSCOW, Russia The government of Russia has approved a relaxation of federal law on protection of underground water resources not associated with hydrocarbon extraction. State media reported August 11 that subsurface e ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/11/2019 - 23:44

  14. Oz PM Will Appoint "Tough Cop" For Murray-Darling Basin Compliance By States

    3 Aug 2019- 13:11 by Local Press Report CANBERRA ABC News (Australia) A "tough cop" will be appointed to oversee the integrity of the entire Murray-Darling Basin under a proposal by Water Minister David Littleproud. The statutory role of inspect ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2019 - 13:11

  15. China: Party Chief Urges Enforcement Of Water Pollution Controls

    30 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report BEIJING XinhuaNet Wang Chen, vice chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, on Monday called for thorough law enforcement to protect water resources. Through the inspection, relevant ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 11:02

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