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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 25 Jan 2016- 08:24 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Mexico News Daily Oil and gas thieves have plenty of Pemex pipelines to choose from, but transporting the stolen fuel is another issue. So in Puebla they’ve identified a ready supply of suitable vehicles: water trucks. Access Innovation,
  • 14 Oct 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The United Nations is “miserably failing” victims of the cholera epidemic in Haiti, rights watchdog Amnesty International said this week. “The UN must not just wash its hands of the human suffering and pain that it has caused,” Erika
  • 3 Apr 2015- 11:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Residents of Santa Cruz municipality in Mexico’s Sonora state say Grupo Peñoles' La Parreña copper mine has been polluting the Milpillas stream, a tributary of the Sonora River, for years. Mexican news outlet Sin Embargo quoted
  • 30 Jan 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Remediation work has started in the first clean-up zone on the Sonora River, which was affected by a mining waste spill in August, Mexican Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud said this week. He said
  • 20 Nov 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The remediation costs for damage to land and water caused by a copper sulfate spill from a mine in Mexico's Sonora State last August is expected to exceed $1.48 billion USD, according to an official estimate from Mexico's
  • 14 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the World Bank, has authorized $39.52 million USD to promote comprehensive management of 16 priority coastal basins in Mexico. The project, entitled "Conservation of coastal basins
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The estimated cost of environmental damage from the copper sulfate spill at a mine operated by Grupo Mexico in Sonora State last August is over $133.7 million USD, according to Mexico's Federal Attorney for Environmental
  • 22 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Heavy rains last week caused by Hurricane Odile have led to more flooding at the Buenavista del Cobre copper mine in Mexico’s Sonora state, the mine's owner, Grupo Mexico, said in a statement on September 21st. The company said
  • 10 Sep 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Legislators in Mexico's national Congress are calling for suspension of Grupo Mexico's operations at the Buenavista del Cobre mine, after a contamination incident last month in which 40,000 cubic meters of leached copper
  • 29 Aug 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY The Wall Street Journal Petróleos Mexicanos said Thursday about 90% of the crude oil spilled into a river in northern Mexico had been removed but the cleanup effort will take another eight weeks. Pemex, as the state-owned oil company is known,
  • 21 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico's Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) is filing a criminal complaint against the Buenavista del Cobre mining company, after approximately 40,000 cubic meters of leached copper spilled into the

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