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  1. Santacruz Silver Reports Tailings Spill at Mexican Mine

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VANCOUVER, BC, Canada Canadian miner Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. has reported that a pipeline at its Rosario mine in San Luis Potosi ruptured over the weekend, causing water and tailings material to spill outs ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2015 - 10:17

  2. Water Scarcity Could Limit Shale Resource Development: WRI

    3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 10:01

  3. Mexican Group Urges Government to Ban Fracking

    13 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The Mexican Alliance Against Fracking is calling on the country's senators and deputies to consider a ban on hydraulic fracturing, given the process’s negative impacts on people and th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/13/2013 - 10:00

  4. Israeli Experts Propose Desalination for Mexico

    17 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Experts from Israel have proposed construction of seawater desalination plants as an alternative to meet the future demand for water in Mexico. At workshop last week on "Water Challeng ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2013 - 21:55

  5. Ixtacamaxtitlán Farmers Call for Investigation on Water Use by Canada’s Almaden Minerals

    Farmers in the municipality of Ixtacamaxtitlán in Mexico’s Puebla state are asking the National Water Commission (Conagua) to carry out an investigation into water being used by Canadian mining company Almaden Minerals in the community of Tulixtic, saying ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  6. Chiapas Municipalities Form “Civil Self-Defense Battalions” Against Mines

    Approximately 2,000 people from 11 municipalities in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas mountain region have formed “civil self-defense battalions” to patrol the region to prevent the Canadian mining groups Black Fire and Gold Energy from carrying out what they ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  7. Climate Change Means Past Trends Are Not Indicative of Future Water Availability: HSBC

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent report from banking and financial services organization HSBC. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:40

  8. Mexican Farmers Block Railroad to Protest Mennonite Wells and Dams

    Approximately 400 farmers from northeastern Chihuahua state blocked railroad tracks in the community of Villa Ahumada, approximately 100 kilometers from Ciudad Juarez, on August 30, demanding that the government stop over-exploitation of aquifers by Menno ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  9. Mexicans Protest Open Pit Mining

    If present rates of exploitation continue, the mining sector will destroy 30 percent of Mexico’s national territory in the next 10 years, civil organizations warned during events to mark World Day Against Open Pit Mining last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  10. Canada Gold Mine Receives Water Permit for Mexican Mine

    24 Jul 2012- 09:29 by Local Press Report TORONTO, ONTARIO Torex Gold Resources Inc. Torex Gold Resources Inc. (Torex)   is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Minera Media Luna S.A. de C.V. (MML), has received the water concession requir ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2012 - 10:08

  11. Canadian Mining Company Receives Second Mexican Complaint

    31 May 2012- 09:36 by Local Press Report OTTAWA, ONTARIO Marketwire Communal landowners from the Ejido "La Sierrita" and workers from La Platosa mine in Durango, Mexico have filed a complaint against Excellon Resources under the OECD Guidelines ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2012 - 10:33

  12. Blue Gold Signs MOU to Treat Wastewater in Mexico

    10 May 2012- 09:58 by Local Press Report TORONTO, ON Blue Gold Canada (Press Release) Full Story- Blue Gold Canada, a leader in nano and bio technology products to clean wastewater, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hasar ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:20

  13. Goldcorp Faces Growing Resistance in Central America

    The Mexican Network of People Affected by Mining announced on April 25 that it is joining the campaign the force Vancouver-based miner Goldcorp to stop mining in Latin America. The group issued a statement supporting the recently created Mesoamerican Move ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16

  14. Baja California Sur Rejects Open Pit Mining

    1 Mar 2012- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, LA PAZ The Minister of Health for Mexico’s Baja California Sur state says open pit mining would cause severe environmental damage in the state and thus cannot be permitted. Santiago Alan Cervantes Aldam ...

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

  15. SNC-Lavalin Execs Accused in Plot to Smuggle Gadhafi’s Family Out of Libya

    13 Feb 2012- 17:19 by Local Press Report MONTREAL CBC (Canada) One of the people accused in an alleged plot to smuggle members of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s family to Mexico was with an SNC-Lavalin executive when police took her into custody. Steph ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:30