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  • 25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Canadian miner Barrick Gold faces a possible investigation for environmental crimes in connection with a cyanide spill at its Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan Province last September. Argentine Federal Police said on
  • 7 Dec 2015- 08:30 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Truth-Out.org One of the greatest current fracking threats in South America is located in the Entre Ríos region of Argentina and the neighboring area of Uruguay in the Paraná Chaco, where the extraction of shale oil and shale gas is planned.
  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Several people were injured and dozens more were arrested late last week during protests against Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province. Violence broke out between protesters and police on October 23rd,
  • 8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A report released this week by Argentina’s National University of Cuyo (UNCuyo) found high levels of both metals and bacteriological contamination in the La Palca River in San Juan Province following last month’s cyanide leak from
  • 2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Preliminary testing has found that the cyanide spill at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province did not contaminate local water sources, according to experts from the United Nations Office for Project
  • 28 Sep 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Nine employees of Canadian miner Barrick Gold are being charged in connection with a cyanide spill earlier this month at the company’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, San Juan Judge Pablo Oritja said last week.
  • 24 Sep 2015- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentinian judge on September 23rd ordered that gold leaching processes at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine be suspended for an additional 30 days to give authorities time to determine whether there was long-term
  • 21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A team of UN experts is analyzing water samples from the Jachal, Las Taguas and Blanco rivers in Argentina’s San Juan province this week to check for contamination in the wake of a cyanide leak at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine.
  • 18 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentinian judge has ordered a five-day suspension of gold leaching at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province to assess possible environmental damage following a cyanide leak last weekend. The judge
  • 17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The government of Argentina has launched an investigation against Canadian miner Barrick Gold in the wake of a cyanide spill at the company’s Veladero mine last weekend. Guillermo de Sanctis, attorney general for San Juan
  • 15 Sep 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Residents in the town of San José de Jáchal, in Argentina’s San Juan province, held demonstrations this week to demand the closure of Barrick Gold’s Veladero project following a cyanide leak at the mine. The protesters expressed
  • 14 May 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES AFP An appeals court judge gave a green light for Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner to be investigated for abuse of authority in a major Chevron fracking deal. Local Buenos Aires lawmakers had sought the probe-- involving Chevron&#039
  • 10 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The government of Argentina is paving the way to draw back state subsidies on water, gas and electricity, which can be as high as 50 percent. Economy and Planning Minister Axel Kicillof has become the latest official to warn that
  • 6 Aug 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES PRweb Infocast, the provider of cutting-edge business intelligence and networking events in the oil and gas industry, is proud to announce its 2nd Water Management for Shale Plays Summit and 2nd Frac Supply Chain Summit will take place on October
  • 12 Jun 2013- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Nobel Prize-winning human rights leader Adolfo Pérez Esquivel on June 10 condemned the decision by Argentina’s Supreme Court to release the embargo on US oil giant Chevron. The embargo was put in place as part of an international

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