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  • 5 Aug 2020- 04:59 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Mining.com Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection issued a report stating that the subsidiary of Canada’s Fortuna Silver Mines, Compañía Minera Cuzcatlán, has not caused any pollution to rainwater collection ponds in the Magdalena
  • 19 May 2020- 11:31 by Local Press Report Mexico CITY Mining.com The Mining, Metallurgical, Siderurgical and Similar Workers Union of the Mexican Republic, known as Los Mineros, has accused Minera Adularia Exploración, a mining company linked to New York-based The Electrum Group of polluting the
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:07 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Fronteras Mexican Secretary of Environment Victor Toledo promised to transform the Sonora River Valley from the site of a disaster into a region of hope. In August 2014, Grupo México’s Buenavista copper mine spilled nearly 11 million gallons of
  • 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
  • 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

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