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  1. Lithium Production Giants Squabble Over Atacama Flats Water Study

    18 Nov 2020- 06:42 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO NASDAQ U.S.-based Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, has accused its top rival, Chilean miner SQM, and local regulators of seeking to keep secret a coveted report about the environm ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2020 - 06:42

  2. Chile Mining Industry Reduces Freshwater Usage

    9 Nov 2020- 06:53 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Journal Continental water use by the mining industry in Chile fell 6.8% in 2019 to 12.45 cubic metres per second compared with 2018, according to state copper agency Cochilco in its annual water repo ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2020 - 06:53

  3. Lithium Producer SQM Describes Initiative For Water Sustainability

    14 Oct 2020- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The world's second largest lithium producer, SQM in Chile, has announced new sustainable development plans including commitmet to the environment and sustainability of operations throughou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2020 - 10:28

  4. UN Rapporteur Criticises Chile Over Human Rights To Water And Health

    24 Aug 2020- 23:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat Santiago, Chile A strongly worded statement from the UN has requested the Chilean government to “clarify” its choice to place economic development ahead of human rights, identifying controversial agriculture and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  5. Giant Chile Copper Mine Charged With Water Misuse

    5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, des ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:40

  6. Lithium Production Threat To Fragile Atacama Flats

    29 Jul 2020- 12:41 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile’s lithium-rich Sala ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:51

  7. "Theft Is Institutionalised" In Chile's Privatised Water Sector

    4 Jun 2020- 05:05 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Resilience In an interview, Rodrigo Mundaca, Agronomist and National Spokesperson of the Defence Movement for Access to Water, Land and Environmental Protection (MODATIMA), responds to the interview questio ...

    Local Press Report - 06/04/2020 - 05:05

  8. Chile's Water Infrastructure Deficit

    28 Apr 2020- 10:01 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Perishable News The water crisis affecting Chile and the rest of the world has had a severe impact on the agricultural industry, creating an urgent need for solutions and reinvention. The drought Chile has ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2020 - 10:01

  9. Chile's Updated NDC Features Water Commitments

    19 Apr 2020- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANTIAGO, Chile Chile has become the first country in Latin America to submit its updated climate action commitment (Nationally Determined Contribution, or NDC) as required by the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, u ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:09

  10. Satellite Images Illustrate Extent Of Chile Drought

    16 Apr 2020- 05:43 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Earth Observatory Intense droughts lasting a year or two are common in Chile and other countries with Mediterranean climates. But the drought currently gripping central Chile—which has dragged on for more ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2020 - 06:06

  11. Chile Copper Mine To Reduce Water Extraction From Atacama Salt Flats

    12 Feb 2020- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, announced 4 February that it has reconsidered plans to continue water extractions from the vulnerable Atacama salt flats in Chile, and advance deploy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2020 - 11:43

  12. Lithium Miners In Conflict With Indigenous Chile Communities

    26 Jan 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Deutsche Welle Global demand for lithium is expected to triple in six years. But mining companies are increasingly coming into conflict with indigenous communities who are worried about the future of their ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:40

  13. Chile: Senate Rejects Water Rights Constitutional Reform

    13 Jan 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Prensa Latina The Chilean Senate's decision to reject the idea of legislating a constitutional reform to enshrine water as a public good was described as a national disgrace on Thursday. The text rece ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:40

  14. "Alternative COP": Santiago Protests Focus On Right To Water

    27 Dec 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Natural Resources Defense Council “Water, water, water, is a right, not a business, not a privilege”. Used as a rallying cry during protests, this chant rang out as an underlying current throughout an alte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:26

  15. Santiago, Chile: "Alternative" Climate Summit Marchers Call For Climate Justice, Water Rights

    11 Dec 2019- 07:50 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Earth Island Journal Overshadowed by events in Madrid, where the United Nations COP25 conference is taking place, activists in the Chilean capital, Santiago, are eager that social justice becomes more cent ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 10:02

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