Access to water
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Author: letter to the editor from Kevin Koenig, Amazon Watch, in Los Angeles Times
A group representing more than 30,000 Ecuadoreans is suing Texaco in U.S. District Court, charging that the company dumped some 4.3 million gallons a day of toxic oil waste water into the Amazon. Texaco also left behind more than 300 open waste pits...
Author: Multinational Monitor
Author: Sara Grusky, Co-Director of the Globalization Challenge Initiative, in Multinational Monitor
Climate change will hit water and wastewater services first and most strongly, and preparations to combat the threat must start now, Britain's water industry body Water UK said yesterday.
Author: Tony Edike, Vanguard [Lagos]
The Umuagu-Umuhu and Ihite-Ude Ofeme communities in Abia, currently being ravaged by oil spillage, have sent a distress call to the state and federal governments for urgent assistance, especially in the provision of potable water.
Author: Anjuli Bose, Earth Times News Service
The Chinese Ministry of Water Resources announced Friday that it will launch a project to improve environmental conditions around the Cetian reservoir in central China. The site has been polluted heavily by industry, and is also home to one of China's...
Author: Insights, id21
Author: published by IIED [International Institute for Environment and Development] and RING [Regional and International Networking Group]
briefing paper for World Summit on Sustainable Development
Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service, in The Black World Today [USA]
[ Cape Town]