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  • 4 Nov 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states CThe U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation into dumping by Chinese steel pipe exporters, which could lead to new duties of almost 100 percent on imports of steel pipes from China. This follows preliminary
  • 7 Oct 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) on September 29 ended its protests of a proposed water law that it claimed included elements of privatization, after President Rafael Correa agreed to talks. The proposed
  • 16 Sep 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report QUITO, Ecuador San Francisco Chronicle (United States) Judge Juan Nunez, who was to preside over a $27 billion USD lawsuit brought by the government of Ecuador against Chevron Corp., recused himself earlier this month after Chevron released videos in which
  • 5 Aug 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador u.S. oil company Chevron expects to lose its Ecuador rain forest contamination case which could cost it $27 billion USD in damages. Chevron's Texaco branch, acquired in 2001, was charged with dumping oil-contaminated water into the
  • 10 Jun 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report QUITO, Ecuador Amazon Defense Coalition Oil firm Chevron claims that results collected during eight judicial inspections in March showed that a remediation effort in the mid 1990s had been effective on the contamination of water in the Amazon River. Chevron
  • 24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by Local Press Report UNITED STATE S, WASHINGTON DC WaterOnline CG/LA Infrastructure LLC. released the top 100 infrastructure projects in the Americas with a total estimated value of $64.6 billion USD. The projects are also expected to produce 2.8 million jobs. All the projects
  • 10 Mar 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report QUITO, Ecuador Latin American Herald Tribune Representatives from the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie) called for the government to declare a state of emergency last week for the areas affected by the February 25 oil spill. The
  • 3 Mar 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states In a new study by the World Bank, "Low Carbon, High Growth: Latin American Responses to Climate Change," World Bank experts state that there are several imminent threats to water resources as well as energy and
  • 10 Feb 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report QUITO, Ecuador The Earth Times It was recently discovered that Chevron manipulated data and laboratory results about contamination levels of toxic waste dumps in Ecuador's Amazon. Chevron wanted to evade judgment in the $27 billion USD class action
  • 3 Feb 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report QUITO, Ecuador Forbes With a few minor changes, last week Ecuadorean lawmakers passed for a second time a bill to create large-scale mining projects in the country, despite protests from environmentalists and Indians. These rights organizations say the bill
  • 20 Jan 2009- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador A sewage treatment plant will be built in Valle Hermoso, located in Pelileo. The director of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (MIDUVI) in Tungurahua, Edwin Zuniga, was quoted as saying that the work will be implemented in the

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