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  • 3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI). The report, “ Global Shale Gas
  • 8 Aug 2014- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Mexico Environmental organizations are calling on Mexico's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource (SEMARNAT) to veto the recently approved Los Cardones open pit mining project, which is located in the Sierra Laguna protected area in
  • 6 Aug 2014- 10:35 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Desalination & Water Reuse French water services company Degrémont is seeking to participate in a public tender to construct a desalination plant in three Mexican states according to a Mexican state news outlet. The French firm's Mexican
  • 19 Dec 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Rio Grande River, which runs along the United States/Mexico border and supplies the region with most of its drinking and irrigation water, will not be able to supply enough water in the future to meet rising demand amid
  • Zapal SA de CV, part of the Mexican Invecture Group, the holding company for Frontera Copper Corporation,this week announced a “responsible” open pit mining project in Mexico’s Baja California Sur State.
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, TIJUANA The Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA) is calling on federal, state, and municipal authorities to protect residents of Baja California from mining pollution, following the discovery of an illegal mine in the state. The recent
  • 29 Mar 2012- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, LA PAZ Environmentalists in Mexico’s Baja California Sur state are rallying this month against the Concordia open pit mining project. The mining project, formerly known as Paredones Amarillos (Yellow Walls), was recently re-activated by U.S.
  • 1 Mar 2012- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, LA PAZ The Minister of Health for Mexico’s Baja California Sur state says open pit mining would cause severe environmental damage in the state and thus cannot be permitted. Santiago Alan Cervantes Aldama said his ministry had conducted a study
  • 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
  • 17 Feb 2011- 11:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICALI A number of desalination projects are being planned in Mexico’s arid Baja peninsula, which is suffering from depletion of aquifers and water shortages. The head of Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua), José Luis Luege Tamargo,
  • 5 May 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Mexico, MEXICO CITY Al Jazeera (Qatar) Two human rights activists were killed last week when a paramilitary group attacked an aid convoy carrying food and water to a blockaded breakaway region in southern Mexico's Oaxaca state. At least