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  1. Venezuela’s Chavez Brands Reports of Water Pollution “Terrorism”

    29 Mar 2012- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on March 20 urged the country’s general prosecutor, Luis Ortega Diaz, to investigate reports by opposition groups about water pollution in the wake of two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:16

  2. Violent Clashes as Peru Cracks Down on Illegal Mining

    29 Mar 2012- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA The Lima Chamber of Commerce has called for the ending of illegal mining in the country, noting that thousands of illegal and informal miners working in the country’s major basins have an effect on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  3. San Luis Potosi Creates Drought Emergency Commission

    29 Mar 2012- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, SAN LUIS POTOSI Mexico’s Secretariat of Governance (Segob) has established an Inter-Institutional Commission in San Luis Potosi state to confront the effects of drought and provide for the needs of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:51

  4. Panama Needs to Invest $1 Billion USD to Improve Water Access, Quality

    29 Mar 2012- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama will need to invest $1 billion USD in the next five to 10 years to improve water access and quality, according to Frank de Lima, head of the country’s Ministry of Economy and Finance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 22:52

  5. Mexico City Approves Increases to Water Subsidies

    29 Mar 2012- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY The legislative assembly for Mexico’s Federal District this month approved an increase in water subsidies. This will allow a decrease in water rates for the various mixed-use ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:51

  6. Argentina’s Glacier Scientists Denied Access in San Juan Provincee

    29 Mar 2012- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES The Argentine Institute of Snow Research, Glaciology and Environmental Sciences (IANGLA), which is carrying out an inventory of the country’s glaciers, said March 15 that it had made ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  7. More Objections to Open-pit Mining in Baja California Sur

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:51

  8. Siemens Provides Water Treatment Solution for Cartagena Refinery

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  9. Colombian Infrastructure Not Ready for Rainy Season

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  10. Indigenous Protesters Demonstrate in Capital on World Water Day

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  11. Pentair Provides $1 Million USD Grant to Water Missions International

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  12. Greenpeace Warns of Water Pollution in Mexico

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  13. Consolidated Water Negotiates Agreement for Rosarito Desal Plant

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  14. Sedapal Chief Says Utility Loses $111.5 Million USD Due to Theft

    29 Mar 2012- 09:33 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week Anibal Ismodes, head of Sedapal, said the state owned water company was losing about 300 million soles a year due to water thefts. “If unbilled water represents 35 percent of the total volume ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  15. Peruvian Government Says It Has Solid Argument Against Conga Mining Project Cancellation

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

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