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  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK board of Antofagasta Mining has approved a $1.3 Billion USD expansion for its Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile which has historically attracted controversy related to water use / stewardship. The company is planning to
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report San Francisco Climate Bonds Initiative Green bond issuer San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is seeking both domestic and international interest for its new tranches of Climate Bonds Certified green municipal bonds, of approximately $402
  • 14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report LONDON Mining Journal Anglo American has stopped iron ore production in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state after a pipeline that transports its product to Rio de Janeiro leaked into one of the region’s streams. Corporate Risk Ecosystems Pollution Social Issues
  • 12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report LONDON Evening Standard Major pipe bursts across the capital prompted the London Assemblyto today renew calls for Thames Water to rethink how it is addressing concerns over long-term shortages. After a week of floods and water shortages across the capital
  • 18 Jan 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report LONDON PR Newswire The global water & wastewater treatment market to reach USD 674.72 billion by 2025, driven by the rising demand for freshwater for drinking, industrialization and agriculture. Treated water is suitable for various end-uses such as
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The reality of climate change and more frequent and intense downpours has exposed the hubris of the "pave, pipe and pump" approach to water management. As the recent floods from Bangladesh to Texas show, it’s not just the
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Thames Water has been fined a record £20m after pumping 1.9 billion litres of untreated sewage into the River Thames. The company admitted water pollution and other offences at sewage facilities in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire following
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian A plan to extract millions of litres of water out of a Unesco world heritage site, send it by pipe to the coast and ship it to foreign markets for bottling has ignited a campaign over water resources in New Zealand. An export company is
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON In January 2015, Royal Dutch Shell agreed to pay £55m in compensation to thousands of residents of Bodo, a fishing community in the Niger Delta. Their livelihoods had been devastated by two oil spills in 2008-09 that had been caused by corroded
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:17 by Local Press Report LONDON Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Royal Dutch Shell this week is facing fresh environmental claims in a London high court as well as in the Netherlands, from two Nigerian communities who have suffered pollution episodes following repeated
  • 6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report LONDON European Bank for Reconstruction and Development With EUR 12 million in loans from the EBRD, EUR 4 million from the Swedish International Developmet Cooperation Agency and EUR 6.5 million from the European Union, the northeastern city of Bijelina has
  • 27 May 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE The concept of “water resilience” appears everywhere from the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk reduction to national and city policy statements. Senior Research Fellow Olivia Jensen, who spoke at a
  • 20 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining company Antofagasta announced this week that it had finally reached an agreement with local community members over a tailings dam at its Los Pelambres copper mine in central Chile. Addressing shareholders in London this week,
  • 2 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Ogale and Bille communities from Nigeria’s Rivers State are suing oil giant Shell in a London court over contamination in the Niger Delta. They are being represented by British law firm Leigh Day. The first hearing at the
  • 4 Nov 2015- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Oil giant Shell has lied about cleaning up areas of the Niger Delta that have been affected by oil spills, two human rights groups said in a new report issued this week. The report, " Clean it up: Shell's false claims

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