Disasters

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  • 29 May 2019- 10:50 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY El Universal Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Peñasquitgold mine in Mexico are costing millions every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations. He did not
  • 24 Feb 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A Mexican environmental acivist was murdered last week following his political activism against a controversial carbohydron pipeline to be routed through his community. Samir Flores Soberanes was murdered at his front door February
  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Bloomberg News Mexico’s national oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, got the go-ahead to use hydraulic fracturing for up to eight exploratory wells to tap into the country’s natural gas reserves, raising the question of whether further use of the
  • 16 Nov 2018- 13:31 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY UrduPoint Illegal armed groups have damaged Colombia's second largest oil pipeline of Cano-Limon Covenas, the Colombian Ecopetrol energy giant said late on Tuesday. As a result, three channels in the northwestern province of Arauca have been
  • 15 Aug 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico More than 25 dead manatees have been discovered in the wetlands of Tabasco, Mexico in the last three months, while fishermen have also reported fish deaths in the Bitzal River. Officials and researchers have not been able to find a
  • 14 Jun 2018- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Rescue workers have recovered further bodies from a mine site operated by Rio Tinto in northern Mexico where a gold-silver dam filled with liquid waste collapsed June 4. Seven deaths have been reported so far. The dam burst occurred
  • 6 Jun 2018- 08:17 by Local Press Report CHICHUAHUA ABC News Rescuers searching Tuesday for seven people missing after a dam containing mineral tailings burst at a mine in the northern Mexican border state of Chihuahua found one body that was not yet identified, state officials said. Some 150 people
  • 28 Mar 2018- 22:01 by Local Press Report ZIMAPAN Mexico News Daily Arsenic levels in the water supply of a mining community in Hidalgo are almost 100 times higher than World Health Organization (WHO) recommended guidelines, according to laboratory analysis. But despite the serious risks to human
  • 3 Aug 2017- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States Portland to Pay up to $500 Million USD for Clean Water The City Council of Portland, Oregon, chose (August 2nd) the “most expensive option” for a new treatment plant needed to meet state and federal rules (The Oregonian). Homeowners
  • 21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the war in Syria and bring 2015’s Paris climate
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by Local Press Report MAZAPIL The Globe and Mail Mexican regulators said they are examining whether mining company Goldcorp Inc broke any regulations in its handling of a long-running leak of contaminated water at Mexico’s biggest gold mine. Corporate Risk Pollution Regulation
  • 12 Jul 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY teleSUR While nearly 14 million Mexicans do not have taps in their home, transnational mining corporations suck up billions of gallons of the precious resource. Over 400 mines in Mexico use enough water to meet the annual needs of 3.2 million
  • 8 Jun 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report ZACATECAS teleSUR A Canadian mining giant sucks up more water than any other in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas, where mining corporations use more water than the entire local population and concerns are rising about highly unequal access to the
  • 27 Apr 2016- 08:16 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Xinhua Chinese and Mexican authorities met on Monday to discuss the renewal of a memorandum of understanding, signed in 2011, to strengthen cooperation on the management of water resources. The agreement covers the exchange and cooperation on
  • 2 Mar 2016- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands Water management is not just an issue for cities in developing countries-- those in developed countries cannot afford to take their current levels of water security and service delivery for granted, warned a new report by the

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