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  1. US Environmental Groups Succeed In Protecting Waters Against Oil Pipeline Risk

    9 Jul 2020- 10:37 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Green Matters Two major U.S. fossil fuel pipelines are taking a bow this week. After three years of transporting oil through sacred Indigenous lands, the Dakota Access Pipeline is being shut down indef ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2020 - 10:37

  2. UK To Deploy Water Infrastructure For Gigabit Broadband Distribution

    15 Jun 2020- 08:21 by Local Press Report LONDON ITV News Easier access to water and sewer networks could be enforced to help the rollout of gigabit broadband, under new Government plans. Ministers are looking into opening up access for broadband operators ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2020 - 08:21

  3. Community Water Testing Needed to Reduce Legionella Threat In United States

    10 Jun 2020- 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A new assessment from the US's Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease (APLD) has called for stronger federal regulations on community water systems. "Bacteria buildup ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2020 - 08:23

  4. Former Michigan Governor Will Be Deposed In Flint Water Scandal Case

    9 Jun 2020- 05:08 by Local Press Report FLINT MI M Live The U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has denied requests of former Gov. Rick Snyder and ex-state Treasurer Andy Dillon for a stay of depositions tied to claims against other defendants and dismiss ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2020 - 06:45

  5. US Water Protections Weakened By "Clean Water" Permitting Restrictions

    4 Jun 2020- 05:06 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Roll Call States have less say in issuing Clean Water Act permits under an EPA rule finalized Monday as the Trump administration and conservative lawmakers seek to speed energy projects. The rule limit ...

    Local Press Report - 06/04/2020 - 05:06

  6. NGO Will Advocate Integration Of Human Water, Sanitation Rights Into Governance Systems

    28 May 2020- 10:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Human Right 2 Water, a new international NGO launched in Switzerland 26 May, will provide a critical knowledge hub for the integration of human rights to water and sanitation into governance ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:21

  7. USEPA Faces Federal Court Action Over Water Pollution Negligence

    25 May 2020- 09:57 by Local Press Report HARRISBURG PA Public News Service Under the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, watershed states are required to develop implementation plans to reach water-pollution reduction goals by 2025, and the EPA is required ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2020 - 09:57

  8. Trump Admin Will Deregulate Rocket Fuel Chemical That Causes Brain Damage In Infants and Fetuses

    18 May 2020- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In defiance of a court order The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will not impose limits on the toxic water contaminant perchlorate, used in rocket fuel, which ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2020 - 07:14

  9. India: Inter-state Dispute Over Krishna River Water

    14 May 2020- 07:44 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD Hindustan Times The bonhomie between Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy in the last one year seems all but over as the two states brace f ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2020 - 08:09

  10. Belgian Authorities Blame French Sugar Beet Refinery Leak For Downstream Mass Fish-kill

    3 May 2020- 11:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOURNAI, Belgium 50-70 tonnes of fish have died in Wallonia, Belgium, blamed on contamination from a leak in a settling pond at a sugar beet refinery across the border in France. Tereos, owners of the processing ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:09

  11. US Environmental Groups Sue To Safeguard Clean Water Protection Legislation

    3 May 2020- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A coalition of eight US environmental groups, led by the the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), filed a lawsuit 29 April in the District Court of Massachusetts to block the T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/03/2020 - 10:45

  12. A Water Basin Authority For The Yangtze?

    29 Apr 2020- 12:30 by Local Press Report BEIJING China Daily A leading water environment scientist has called for the establishment of an authority in charge of all water governance functions in the Yangtze River basin, saying it would have a "decisi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2020 - 12:30

  13. US Publishes New Rollbacks Of Water Protection Measures

    27 Apr 2020- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States government has published final rules redefining the scope of US waters that are federally regulated under the Clean Water Act, an action called The Navigable Wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2020 - 10:39

  14. US Supreme Court Ruling Supports Groundwater Protections

    27 Apr 2020- 09:29 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Science Magazine A new U.S. Supreme Court ruling puts groundwater science at the center of decisions about how to regulate water pollution. Today, in a closely watched case with extensive implications ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2020 - 09:29

  15. US Judge Halts Tar Sands Pipeline, Citing Ecosystem Impacts Of Water-crossings

    25 Apr 2020- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat BILLINGS MT, United States A federal judge in the US state of Montana has ruled that the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) violated the law when it approved an important water-crossing permit for the ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:54

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