Argentina’s ACUMAR Shuts Down Nine Companies Over Pollution

5 Nov 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
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Argentina’s Matanza-Riachuelo Basin Authority (ACUMAR) announced last week that it has shut down nine companies for pollution.The shutdowns took place throughout October. The authority has cited a total of 1,197 companies as polluters. Of these, 282 have been shut down and must present a plan to halt their water contamination.It approved the industrial reconversion plans for another 822 companies. In addition, 409 companies met ACUMAR's environmental standards.Companies shut down in October include Automóviles San Jorge S.A., Curtiembre Angel Giordano S.R.L, Isis Cuero S.A., Patricia Elizabet Baccari, L...

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