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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
  • 8 Dec 2011- 12:14 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY EFE Mexico will significantly increase the funds available for dealing with natural disasters in 2012, as the country experiences its worst drought in 70 years, according to the Agriculture Secretariat. The Natural Disaster Management Program next
  • 1 Dec 2011- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY General Director of Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) José Luis Luege Tamargo called climate change and the changing water cycle a threat to Mexico’s national security. These changes can generate social conflicts and hinder
  • 28 Nov 2011- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, COATZINTLA More than 50,000 residents of the Mexican municipality of Coatzintla were left without water after a leak in one of Petroleos Mexicanos’ (Pemex) oil and gas pipelines polluted the Cazones River, according to local press reports.  A
  • 20 Oct 2011- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua), the local Water and Sanitation Council (CEAS) and the Ministry of Environmental Sustainability (SSAOT) have begun the process of upgrading 700 municipal, agricultural and industrial
  • 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- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY The Mexican government will work with the private sector on a project involving the construction of wastewater treatment plants to clean the Upper Amecameca River Basin, according to National Water Commission (Conagua) Head José Luis
  • 18 Aug 2011- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICALI Baja California’s State Congress is discussing whether to allow Canadian mining company Vista Gold’s Concordia mining project, which would extract gold from a 430-hectare protected area adjacent to the Sierra de La Laguna Biosphere
  • 28 Jul 2011- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) will fine state-owned petroleum company Pemex $86,000 USD for a leak of crude oil that contaminated the Atoyac River. The spill occurred on June 21 in the municipality of San Martín
  • 28 Apr 2011- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, VILLAHERMOSA Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) classified part of the minutes of the Technical Committee for Operations of Regional Waterworks relating to dams in the Alto Grijalva basin. The deleted sections questioned the quality of
  • 21 Apr 2011- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY A sewage spill over the weekend damaged the homes of some 500 people in the town Valle de Chalco Solidaridad, a populous suburb of Mexico City, after heavy rains caused a sewage canal, know as the Canal of the Company, to crack open
  • 7 Apr 2011- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, VILLAHERMOSA Alfonso Izquierdo Bustamante, a federal deputy for Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), is calling for creation of a new law on water and management of basins in Tabasco, as well as the creation of a state water
  • 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- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, XALAPA XALAPA, Mexico (OOSKAnews Correspondent)-- Experts say the melting of glaciers on Mexico’s Pico de Orizaba volcano is causing water shortages in central Veracruz state. The glaciers have between 10 and 20 years left, and to date have lost
  • 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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