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  1. Shell, Total, Other Oil Majors Illegally Dumping Toxic Fracking Waste In Patagonia

    3 Jan 2019- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Oil companies operating in Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s largest unconventional reserves of oil and gas, are illegally dumping thousands of tons of toxic oil and industrial waste in op ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 07:13

  2. Argentina Drought: Economy Loses $4.6 Billion USD; Soy Crop Estimates Drop 14 Percent

    16 Mar 2018- 09:48 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Merco Press Argentina's Rosario Grains Exchange slashed 14% off its forecast for the country's soy crop on Thursday, saying a drought now in its fourth month would limit the harvest to 40 mil ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2018 - 09:48

  3. Kuwait Fund to Finance La Plata Water Supply

    31 Jan 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development A Loan Agreement was signed today between the Government of the Province of Buenos Aires and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development whereby the Fund wil ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2018 - 07:24

  4. Argentina To Spend $9.5 Billion USD on Water Projects

    5 Sep 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES ForexTV The Argentinean government launched a call to private companies from all over the world to take part alongside the state in 38 water projects for almost US$ 9.5 billion. The call includes works ...

    Local Press Report - 09/05/2017 - 09:52

  5. Argentina’s Never-ending Environmental Disaster

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Inter Press News Service Is it possible to spend 5.2 billion dollars to clean up a river which is just 64-km-long and get practically no results? Argentina is showing that it is. Access Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2017 - 08:37

  6. Argentina's Flood-Threatened Soybean Crop Downgraded

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Agrimoney Argentina's flood-threatened soybean hopes received a triple downgrade, with the country's farm ministry and two grains exchanges cutting sowing estimates – but not as deeply as som ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  7. Argentina Launches Weeks-Long Mosquito Control Effort

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Latin Post In an effort to eradicate the spread of massive outbreaks of dengue, zika and chikungunya in joint operations with UNICEF, the pan-American Health Organization, Argentina launched weeks of a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  8. Barrick Gold Resumes Normal Operations at Veladero Mine

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina After receiving approval from local authorities, Barrick Gold Corp has resumed normal operations at its Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, the company said on October 3rd. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  9. Argentinian Judge Upholds Suspension at Veradero Mine

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentinian judge on September 30th upheld the suspension of operations at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine in San Juan province. In his decision, Judge Pablo Oritja cited a rep ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2016 - 09:59

  10. Argentina Lost 12% of National Sheep Flock to Patagonia Drought

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Merco Press North Patagonia in Argentina is suffering the worst drought in 17 years which has meant the loss of 1.8 million sheep, since 2007, and so far this year rainfall has been 45% below the histo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  11. Argentina’s San Juan Province Temporarily Suspends Operations at Veladero Mine

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The government of Argentina’s San Juan province has temporarily suspended operations at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in the wake of a new spill at the site. A pipe carrying process solu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  12. Jachal Residents Demand Closure of Barrick Gold’s Veladero Mine

    15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Ten months after a major cyanide spill at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, local residents are demanding that the government shut down the project. Residen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 10:45

  13. Argentine Court Rules Against Water Rate Hike

    15 Jul 2016- 10:44 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Prensa Latina As an introduction to today''s "saucepan-banging" protest against the drastic rise in power and gas tariffs, a Buenos Aires court now ruled a suspension also of the hi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2016 - 10:44

  14. World Bank Lends Argentina $200 Million for Flood Risk Management, Drainage Projects

    24 Jun 2016- 08:51 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC The Financial The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a new project for Argentina today totaling US$200 million to strengthen flood risk management in the city of Buenos Aires and improv ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2016 - 08:51

  15. Argentina Moves Forward With Controversial Chinese-Funded Aqueducts

    17 Jun 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES openDemocracy Argentina is seeking to push ahead with the construction of two aqueducts to irrigate crop plantations in the province of Entre Ríos despite widespread opposition from political parties a ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2016 - 08:55

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