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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. Funding For Drinking Water Supply In Northern Haiti

    12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and r ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:28

  5. AIIB approves $400 Million USD Loan for India Drinking Water Project

    11 Dec 2018- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India It is estimated that a new $400 Million USD loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for piped water supply will positively affect up to 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh. In ad ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 09:58

  6. Groundwater Extraction, Dam Construction, Droughts Causing Tehran To Sink

    12 Dec 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Scientists have reported that between 2003 and 2017 three areas in the Tehran region of Iran sank sometimes more than 25 centimeters per year, and several meters in total. Two researchers from GFZ GeoF ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:36

  7. Kuwait Development Fund Supports $122 Million USD Sinai Desal Project

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report SHARM EL-SHEIKH Ahram Online Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development signed two agreements on Saturday to establish an EGP 1.4 billion water system in Bahr Al-Bakr and to finance four desalination p ...

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

  8. 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

  9. Pigs Must Get Better Water In Effort To Reduce Anti-biotics

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report DISS Pig World Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and ForFarmers staged a series of roadshows in November focusing on the balance between pig health and responsible antibiotic use. This included ...

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

  10. China Officials Trumpet Water Conservancy Successes

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua Net News China has made headway in pushing major water conservancy projects amid efforts to enhance capacity on flood control, drought relief, as well as food and ecological security, a senior offici ...

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

  11. NZ Court In Fight Between Avocado Growers And Wetlands Conservation Lobby

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Newsroom A battle over the rights of a wetland and 17 avocado orchards to ground water will unfold in the Environment Court this week. The Department of Conservation (DOC) is appealing a resource consent g ...

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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. EU Supports Turkmenistan Capacity Building

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT The Times of Central Asia On December 5-6, Ashgabat hosted a workshop and a meeting of an Inter-sectoral Working Group on the development of multi-sector investment projects for achieving water, energy and ...

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

  15. St. Petersburg Utility Bribery Case Initiated

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report ST. PETERSBURG Crime Russia Investigators of the Russian northern capital initiated a criminal case regarding bribery against employees of the State Unitary Enterprise Vodokanal St. Petersburg. According to the inve ...

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

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