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  • 18 Jul 2014- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government is calling on Nicaraguan authorities to provide environmental and accident prevention studies on Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal. The request comes after HKND Group, the Chinese company that is developing
  • 21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Inter Press Service A hydroelectric project under construction near the Chilean capital poses a threat to the supply of drinking water to more than six million people living in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. The Alto Maipo hydropower facility
  • 2 Jan 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICALI, Mexico Drainage canals used by farmers and ranchers around the Mexican city of Mexicali, located near the US border, have been encroached upon by urban sprawl and other types of wastewater are now being discharged into them. La Cronica
  • The government of Argentina’s Neuquen Province will invest $48.3 million USD for water projects in the region, after intense rainfall earlier this month caused mudslides and oil spills in the Colorado River basin.
  • Cooperation between the seven US Colorado River basin states – Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California and Wyoming – and Mexico is at “an all-time high,” according to Southern Nevada Water Authority’s (SNWA) Senior Deputy General Manager John Entsminger.
  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner last week announced a $6.4 billion USD agreement with Brazil’s Vale Mining Company for potassium extraction in the Colorado River basin in Mendoza province.
  • 29 Jun 2012- 08:32 by Local Press Report YUMA Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly The 2010-11 pilot operation of the Yuma desalination plant in Arizona near the Mexico border caused no significant environmental effect to the Ciénega de Santa Clara, the largest wetland on the Mexican portion of
  • 12 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Mexico's Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada in late December announced they had ratified the United States-Mexico International Boundary and
  • 18 Aug 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAS VEGAS, Nevada Mexican and American federal water officials met last week in Las Vegas to discuss water-sharing agreements concerning the trans-boundary Colorado River. The two nations have been discussing water shortages and water-sharing deals
  • 20 Jan 2009- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico and the United States are believed to have revived talks on the crucial issue of sharing the Colorado River water, a move that is being welcomed by parched communities in Nevada, Arizona and California. The two sides also seek
  • 19 Jan 2009- 21:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico and the United States are believed to have revived talks on the crucial issue of sharing the Colorado River water, a move that is being welcomed by parched communities in Nevada, Arizona and California. The two sides also seek