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  1. Chile Curbs Mine Water Extraction Amid Severe Drought

    31 Aug 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean water authorities announced August 23 that the government is preparing new restrictions on the extraction of water from the lithium-rich Salar de Atacama salt flats. Existing permits allow for e ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/08/2018 - 10:38

  2. Chile: Massive ENAPAC Solar Desal Project Secures Initial Investment

    9 Jun 2018- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's TRENDS Industrial and Almar Water Solutions of the UAE last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on development of a massive solar powered desalination pro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  3. Don't Blame The Avocados!?

    29 May 2018- 11:48 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO, Chile The Independent Journalist argues that thirsty avocados are not the cause of Latin Americas water crisis: "This kind of coverage pushes the idea that faddish millennial eating habits are the ro ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2018 - 08:24

  4. Acciona to Supply Renewable Energy to Chile's Aguas Chanar

    20 Feb 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Renewables Now Spanish infrastructure group Acciona SA said today it has signed an agreement to supply renewable power to the main facilities in Chile of local water and wastewater company Aguas Chanar. Th ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2018 - 10:21

  5. Chile Courts Halt Two Major Hydro Developments

    12 Jan 2018- 06:49 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO, Chile Patagon Journal Local residents and environmentalists in Chile are enjoying a prolonged New Year’s celebration, thanks to two major legal decisions that will protect the country’s free-flowing river ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2018 - 06:49

  6. Patagonia: Energy Companies Relinquish Water Rights to Two Rivers

    10 Nov 2017- 09:21 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO International Rivers In a fitting end to an extended struggle, energy companies Endesa and Colbún have agreed to return water rights to the Baker and Pascua rivers to the Chilean government and desist from ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2017 - 09:21

  7. Court Decision "Soon" on Santa Cruz Megadams

    7 Nov 2017- 07:20 by Local Press Report PUERTO VARAS Patagon Journal The Santa Cruz River is born from the pureness of three glaciers in the Andes and flows unimpeded for 385 kilometers (240 miles) before merging with the Atlantic Ocean. But this magnific ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2017 - 07:20

  8. SNC-Lavalin Wins Contract for Chuquicamata Water Treatment Plant in Chile

    21 Nov 2016- 13:15 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Canadian Mining Journal SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), one of the largest copper produc ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2016 - 13:15

  9. Chile’s Environmental Regulator Brings Charges Against Los Pelambres Mine

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's environmental regulator, SMA, on October 13th announced plans to bring nine charges against Antofagasta Minerals’ Los Pelambres copper mine in the Coquimbo Region for failing to co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

  10. Five Decades of Pollution in Chile’s Quintero-Ventanas Bay

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report QUINTERO Mongabay In the past, the Quintero-Ventanas bay was very active and busy. But, three major oil spills have affected the bay since 2014, with discharges exceeding 38,000 liters. In addition, government studi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

  11. Enel Sees Decision Soon on Chile Hydro Project

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A decision will likely be made this year or next year at the latest on the future of a controversial hydro-power project in southern Chile, Enel Chief Executive Francesco Starace said in an intervie ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  12. Chile Regulator Approves $19 Million Environment Plan at KGHM Copper Mine

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Weekly Chile's environmental regulator said on Tuesday it has approved a $19.1-million mitigation plan presented by KGHM's Sierra Gorda copper mine, after it found nine infractions at the ...

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

  13. Heavy Price of Santiago's Privatized Water

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian In Santiago, a recent protest saw at least 2,000 people take to the capital’s streets to demand the repeal of laws that privatised Chile’s water supply. At the heart of the protest and others li ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  14. Hatch-Indisa: New Partnership in Latin America

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Hatch Hatch is pleased to announce that Indisa S.A., a leading engineering firm with over 37 years’ experience in Colombia and Mexico, has joined the Hatch Group of Companies. The Hatch-Indisa partnership w ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 05:39

  15. Endesa Chile Returns Rights to Hydroelectric Projects

    1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters Endesa Chile, the country's largest power generator, said on Tuesday it is rescinding the water rights to several hydroelectric projects and will take a $52 million writedown this year associat ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2016 - 04:47

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