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  1. Big Stoneheads: Here's The Supply!

    15 Jan 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA New research utilizing spatial modelling examines an unusual theory about the stone heads (moai) on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile. The island has no above ground streams or rivers; could the si ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 19:54

  2. Atacama Salt Flats To Be Protected From Lithium Extractors

    9 Jan 2019- 07:43 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile SQM, the world’s second largest producers of lithium, is to reduce excessive water extraction from Chile’s Atacama salt flats after a government crackdown. After approval of a $25 Million USD compliance ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/09/2019 - 07:43

  3. Antofagasta Approves $1.3 Billion USD For Los Pelambres Mine Expansion

    19 Nov 2018- 13:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK board of Antofagasta Mining has approved a $1.3 Billion USD expansion for its Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile which has historically attracted controversy related to water use ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 12:06

  4. Giant Lithium Producers Tangled In Water Dispute In Chile's Atacama Desert

    23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Ars Technica Two of the world's biggest lithium producers, Albemarle Corporation and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (otherwise known as SQM), are tangled in two disputes: the first over water righ ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2018 - 08:16

  5. Latin America's Largest Desal Plant Gets Green Light From Chile- And It's Solar

    2 Oct 2018- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile A Chilean government commission approved September 28 an environmental impact study into the ENAPAC (Energías y Aguas del Pacífico) project which is slated to become one of the most advanced solar desali ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/02/2018 - 12:20

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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