22 Apr 2013 - 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — The Bolivian government last week appointed a new director to the country’s water and sewage services regulator, AAPS.
8 Apr 2013 - 09:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, OH, COLUMBUS — Ice cores from the Peruvian Quelccaya Ice Cap -- dubbed the “Rosetta Stone” of glacier by Ohio State University researchers because some 1,800 years of the glacier’s history is shown with the ice –
21 Dec 2012 - 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — The cost of the second phase of Bolivia’s Misicuni Multiple Project in Cochabamba province has risen by $14 million USD to $110 million USD.
11 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Residents of the Andean Yungas area in Bolivia say a large amount of expired medicines are being dumped in the region, threatening soil and water sources.
4 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — FEJUVE (the Federation of Neighborhood Organizations in the City of El Alto/La Paz), an influential grassroots NGO in Bolivia, is increasing pressure on Gustavo Morales, the country’s new deputy mi
3 Oct 2012 - 08:58 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ (Prensa Latina) — The Bolivian government will allocate $10 million USD in projects for preventing the pollution of Titicaca Lake, the world's highest inland waterway lake. According to the Minister of Environm
12 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, LA PAZ — Zapal SA de CV, part of the Mexican Invecture Group, the holding company for Frontera Copper Corporation,this week announced a “responsible” open pit mining project in Mexico’s Baja California Sur
23 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — On July 20th, Bolivian police and military forces raided the offices of Jindal Steel Bolivia, the Bolivian subsidiary of India’s Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
1 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, TIJUANA — The Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA) is calling on federal, state, and municipal authorities to protect residents of Baja California from mining pollution, following the discovery of
29 May 2012 - 08:36 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ (Mail Online) — Bolivia's glaciers are melting - much faster than first predicted, and the blame is falling on airborne aerosol particles. The Chacaltaya glacier made its slow trek down the Cordillera Real Mo
24 May 2012 - 15:02 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ (Prensa Latina) — The Confederation of Peasant Native Women of Bolivia "Bartolina Sisa", began its First Congress with the approval of a proposal to ensure food security in the country. Julia Ramos, chair of th
10 May 2012 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — The government of La Paz, Bolivia, has created a new water company, the Public Departmental Strategic Water Company of La Paz (EDALP), to serve the largest urban areas in the country, La Paz and
2 May 2012 - 21:35 by Local Press Report
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5 Apr 2012 - 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Bolivia on March 22 launched the government’s Metropolitan Master Plan, which will valuate final plans for water services in La Paz, Santa Cruz, El Alto, Cochabamba and Tarija.
29 Mar 2012 - 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, LA PAZ — Environmentalists in Mexico’s Baja California Sur state are rallying this month against the Concordia open pit mining project.
1 Mar 2012 - 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, LA PAZ — The Minister of Health for Mexico’s Baja California Sur state says open pit mining would cause severe environmental damage in the state and thus cannot be permitted.
16 Feb 2012 - 17:20 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ (Prensa Latina) — Bolivia has the highest potential of freshwater in the world, said the executive director of the National Irrigation Service (Senari), Delfin Reque.
9 Feb 2012 - 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — La Paz will need $50 million USD to restructure public water and sanitation utility EPSAS, according to the city’s mayor, Luis Revilla.
1 Feb 2012 - 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Members of the Guarani indigenous community in Bolivia are preparing for a stand-off with the government over a project to build a gas and oil separation plant on the Rio Grande.
19 Jan 2012 - 12:35 by Local Press Report
EL ALTO (The Guardian (United Kingdom)) — Lake Titicaca is threatened by rising pollution levels due to waste from the growing populations in neighboring cities and towns.
28 Nov 2011 - 13:00 by Local Press Report
washington, dc (Inter-American Development Bank) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) together helped Bolivia, Honduras, Jamaica and Mexico to access more than $200 million USD from the Climate Inv
3 Nov 2011 - 09:50 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ (Hispanically Speaking News) — The Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean (SFW) and a the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) are providing a total of $40 million USD to improve d
27 Oct 2011 - 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Bolivia signed two loan agreements with the World Bank for a total of $79 million USD, for programs that will drive agricultural production.
25 Aug 2011 - 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Construction of the main dam wall for the Misicuni Multi-Purpose Project will start in two months, Ramiro Sainz, president of the Consorcio Hidroeléctrico Misicuni, which is building the dam, sai
18 Aug 2011 - 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICALI — Baja California’s State Congress is discussing whether to allow Canadian mining company Vista Gold’s Concordia mining project, which would extract gold from a 430-hectare protected area adjacent
28 Jul 2011 - 09:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Bolivian Minister of Water and Environment Mabel Monje said the government will start 311 drinking water projects and 173 irrigation projects as part of the “More Investment for Water: My Water”
20 Jul 2011 - 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, EL ALTO — Bolivian Minister of Environment and Water Mabel Monje announced approximately $113 million USD for drinking water and sewerage in El Alto.
7 Jul 2011 - 14:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Representatives of the Tacna Special Project (PET) provided details on the plan to divert the waters of the Mauri River to the Tacna region in Peru during a recent workshop sponsored by the Peru-
16 Jun 2011 - 14:01 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ (Xinhua (China)) — Bolivia has issued a state of emergency for southern Tarija province due to the increasing level of sediments in the Pilcomayo River. The sediments have affected fisheries in the area.
7 Apr 2011 - 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — Bolivia’s National Geology and Technical Mining Service (Sergeotecmin), has warned of high levels of pollution in surface water in the regions of Chaco Bolivia, Potosi, Oruro and La Paz.
24 Mar 2011 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LA PAZ, Bolivia - — The government of Bolivia will allocate $3-$4 million USD to reestablish the drinking water supply in the east and south of the city.
17 Feb 2011 - 12:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, MEXICALI — A number of desalination projects are being planned in Mexico’s arid Baja peninsula, which is suffering from depletion of aquifers and water shortages.
27 Jan 2011 - 12:09 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ | Source: Morning Star Online (Morning Star Online) — LA PAZ | Source: Morning Star Online
24 Nov 2010 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ (The National Science Foundation) — Bolivia's Capital, La Paz, will face catastrophic drought in the near future, according to new research into the historical ecology of the Andes, funded by the U.S.
10 Nov 2010 - 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ — T he City Council in the Bolivian capital, La Paz, is recommending creation of a municipal water utility to replace stateowned utility Epsas.
14 Sep 2010 - 22:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, LA PAZ — The Baja California Sur director for Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua), Celso Castro Sanchez, said plans to build a desalination plant in the state capital of La Paz have stalled.
16 Jun 2010 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
BOLIVIA, TORONTO, ON (Apogee Minerals Ltd.) — La Paz-based Medio Ambiente Mineria e Industria (Medmin) won a contract from Apogee Minerals Limited to complete the environmental baseline studies required to secure permits for the proposed deve
16 Dec 2009 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ (BBC) — The Bolivian government is considering moving people from the capital, La Paz, to more water-rich parts of the country as an emergency option if reservoirs and aquifers aren 't able to provide enoug
17 Jun 2009 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
BOLIVIA, LA PAZ (WWF) — A group of international scientists urged more study on the effects of large hydropower projects on the Amazon region. At the International Symposium in La Paz earlier this