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  1. Tijuana River Corpse Clogs Pumps, 14.5 Million Gallons Of Wastewater Spills Into United States

    27 Oct 2019- 09:18 by Local Press Report TIJUANA Los Angeles Times Federal officials said Tuesday that a body had clogged the pumps in the Tijuana River intended to prevent polluted water from flowing into the United States. As a result, about 14.5 millio ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:15

  2. USA: Nestle Michigan Problems, Mississippi Targets, Maryland Investment, Dirty Top Guns, Portlandia Splashes, McCain on Mexican Sewage, Kelly on Climate, Fracking Texans and More

    3 Aug 2017- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States Portland to Pay up to $500 Million USD for Clean Water The City Council of Portland, Oregon, chose (August 2nd) the “most expensive option” for a new treatment plant needed to meet state and ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/03/2017 - 11:34

  3. US and Mexico Take Stock of Shared Water

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report CORTEZ, CO The Journal An unknown number of aquifers dot the border along Mexico and the U.S., groundwater both sides use for agriculture, irrigation, and cities. For a decade, researchers have attempted to study t ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2016 - 08:32

  4. Mexico No Longer Owes US Rio Grande Water

    26 Feb 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report HARLINGEN, TX Valley Morning Star Mexico has finally paid down its Rio Grande water debt to the United States, the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission announced Wednesday. Climate Policy ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2016 - 08:46

  5. Texas Congressional Group Urges US President to Intervene in Mexican Water-Sharing Dispute

    23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A bipartisan group of 35 lawmakers from Texas signed a letter to US President Barak Obama last week, urging him to intervene in the ongoing water-sharing dispute with Mexico. “We ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2014 - 10:39

  6. Environmentalist Warns of Pesticide Pollution in Rio Grande

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SALTILLO, Mexico The Rio Grande is being polluted by pesticides, and this could affect the people who use the river’s water for human consumption, Waldo Terry Carrillo, president of the environmental organizat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  7. Mexico Releases Water Despite Protests From Texas

    22 Jan 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexican authorities have agreed to allow water from its reservoirs into the Rio Grande, where it flows into the Rio Grande Valley on the US side of the border. Over the next four weeks, nea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2014 - 10:17

  8. Texas Lawmakers Warn Mexico Not to Violate Water Laws

    25 Jun 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report AUSTIN Fresh Fruit Portal Mexico may not have violated water rights with the United States just yet, but Texas lawmakers sent out a warning to its southern neighbor last week against the consequences of withholding ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2013 - 10:14

  9. Texas County Votes on Whether to Ask Mexico to Repay Water

    14 Mar 2013- 10:02 by Local Press Report TX, BROWNSVILLE Brownsville Herald (United States) Cameron County Commissioners Court is expected to vote today on a resolution asking the IBWC and State Department to request Mexico repay the water it owes to the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2013 - 10:39

  10. Wastewater Discharges Into Rio Grande to Be Eliminated by August

    The International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) aims to put an end to all wastewater discharges into the Rio Grande from the cities of Nuevo Laredo, Ciudad Juárez, Acuña and Piedras Negras by August of this year, according to the head of the Mexica ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52