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  • 13 Dec 2011- 10:31 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER, BC China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. (Press Release) The local government has built a new water dam on the Muleng River to support future expansion of the CSH gold mine. China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. has completed
  • 1 Dec 2011- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES On November 16, Argentina’s Ministry of Economy and Public Finance (MECON) announced new measures aimed at eliminating service subsidies, including subsidies for water.  According to MECON, the measures will allow the state to
  • 29 Sep 2011- 10:52 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES MarketWatch Argentina is holding discussions with the Chinese state-owned China Communications Construction Company Limited to clean up the Riachuelo River basin. The waterway is polluted with industrial waste and raw sewage from the southern
  • 22 Sep 2011- 10:45 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER, BC Exeter Resource Corporation (Press Release) The Chilean government has granted Exeter Resource Corporation a 10,726 hectare water exploration concession. The concession offers a second potential water source for the Caspiche gold-copper project
  • 1 Sep 2011- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES International environment NGO WWF has called the Riachuelo River in Buenos Aires an “open sewer,” in a new report released during World Water Week in Stockholm. According to the report, “Big Cities, Big Water, Big Challenges,” the
  • 16 Jun 2011- 13:59 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES UPI Volcanic ash from the eruption of Chile’s Puyehue volcano pose a risk to rivers in the region, which could be silted as the ash settles. This in turn could cause rivers to overflow and trigger floods. The weight of falling water and volcanic
  • 9 Jun 2011- 15:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 7 Jun 2011- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, QUEBEC CITY “International water leadership is virtually nonexistent,” the InterAction Council of Former Heads of State and Government said in a statement issued following the group’s annual meeting in Canada at the end of May. As a result, the
  • 26 May 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentinat Aguas Bonarenses (ABSA) will invest nearly $319 million USD in water and sanitation projects, according to company president Guillermo Scarcella.  Scarcella said ABSA is planning and funding a variety of projects in Buenos Aires
  • 5 Apr 2011- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Japan, FUKUSHIMA Japanese government officials on March 28 announced restrictions on drinking water in at least four areas within Fukushima prefecture, where a massive 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami on March 11 heavily damaged a nuclear power
  • 31 Mar 2011- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES The 9.0 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan have opened up international dialogue on cooling water for nuclear plants and water management technology.  Latin America is no stranger to nuclear energy; there are six
  • 31 Mar 2011- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Colombia were the sites of demonstrations to mark the International Day Against Dams and for Rivers, Water and Life on March 14. Radio Chile reported that ecologists
  • 17 Mar 2011- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Argentina, at the beginning of this month, started implementation of its new Glacier Law. Under a decree that was signed by President Cristina Fernández and Chief of Staff Anibal Fernández, the Argentine Institute of Snow
  • 15 Mar 2011- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Millions of people who survived the massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan on March 11 have been left without access to potable water, food or heat in near freezing temperatures for four days. The estimated number

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