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  • 4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EAGLE PASS, TX, United States The board of directors for the Eagle Pass Potable Water System in Texas has authorized US-based North American Coal to extract water from the Rio Grande for its new coal mine. Jorge Barrera, director of the Eagle Pass
  • El Salvador has claimed a gold and silver mine in Guatemala would pollute the water quality of its essential Lempa River, which provides 37 percent of the country’s drinking water. The government of El Salvador is now calling on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH) to pressure Guatemala to halt Goldcorp’s Cerro Blanco mine.