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  1. Moody's: Water Availability Is An Increasing Operational Risk To Mining Sector

    29 Sep 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States New analysis from credit rating agency Moody's outlining key risks for mining companies suggests that the combined effect of stricter environmental regulations and tighter contr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2019 - 04:14

  2. Peru: Arequipa Governor Defends Tia Maria Mine Protests, Will Demand Removal Of President Vizcarra If Protesters Are Killed Or Injured

    21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2019 - 12:24

  3. "Agro Yes, Mining No": Peru Farmers Block Pan-American Highway As Major Copper Extraction Project Approved

    16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:04

  4. Peru Looks To Ancient Water-saving Technologies

    8 Jul 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report LIMA Physics World A group of scientists has found that reviving systems developed 1,400 years ago by local people before the Inca empire existed could harvest water from the winter rainy season in the mountains to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/08/2019 - 07:39

  5. Peru Success Story In Managing Glacial Lake Floods Risk

    2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report LIMA EOS During the past 70 years, Peruvian engineers virtually eliminated the risks posed by glacial lake floods. But climate change and a political blind eye are increasing the dangers once again. In the past few ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2019 - 11:19

  6. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  7. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  8. Peru Prez Says Increased Water Access Is A National Bicentennial Goal

    23 Oct 2018- 06:04 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru News Agency President Martin Vizcarra on Wednesday affirmed one of his administration's goals towards the bicentennial is to significantly reduce —through ongoing projects— the number of people witho ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2018 - 06:04

  9. World Bank Finances $70 Million USD For Water Access And Quality In Peru

    27 Jul 2018- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC The World Bank is to finance $70 Million USD to support provision of upgraded water and sanitation services in Peru. Financing will be delivered through six water and sanitation service (WSS) providers, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/27/2018 - 09:12

  10. Amnesty Report: Indigenous Peoples are Exposed to Contaminated Water

    15 Sep 2017- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Info LIMA Amnesty International A Toxic State, an Amnesty International investigation published today, reveals how the Peruvian government has failed to provide adequate healthcare for Indigenous communities in Cuninico and ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/15/2017 - 10:24

  11. Spike in Water Rates Fuels Peru Inflation

    23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report LIMA NASDAQ Water utility Sedapal has warned that user fees will rise as it reduces subsidies for low-income households that it says had been misused. The utility is encouraging more responsible water use in Peru&# ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2017 - 08:45

  12. UK Doubles Export Financing for Trade with Peru

    1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report LIMA Euro News Britain’s export credit arm is doubling its financing for supporting trade with Peru to at least $5 billion (3.78 billion pounds), the British embassy in Lima said Monday. UK Export Finance (UKEF) is ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2017 - 10:49

  13. Peru Wants Water Management Company Partnerships

    26 Jul 2017- 08:22 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters Peru wants the private sector to play a bigger role in managing its water supplies as the government rolls out reforms aimed at ensuring that people in towns across Peru have access to running water by ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2017 - 09:13

  14. Securing a Future With Water Along Peru's Rimac River Valley

    20 Jul 2017- 10:07 by Local Press Report LIMA The Ecologist Along the Rimac River Valley of Peru, local farmers have taken the problem of water security into their own hands and embarked on a combined reforestation and water storage project, which not onl ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2017 - 10:07

  15. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

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