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9 September 2001

Texaco Left Toxic Legacy in Ecuador

Author: letter to the editor from Kevin Koenig, Amazon Watch, in Los Angeles Times

A group representing more than 30,000 Ecuadoreans is suing Texaco in U.S. District Court, charging that the company dumped some 4.3 million gallons a day of toxic oil waste water into the Amazon. Texaco also left behind more than 300 open waste pits...

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Article
1 September 2001

Countries with IMF Water Privatization and Cost Recovery Conditions

Author: Multinational Monitor

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1 September 2001

Privatization Tidal Wave: IMF/World Bank Water Policies and the Price Paid by the Poor

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Article
1 September 2001

Privatization Tidal Wave: IMF/World Bank Water Policies and the Price Paid by the Poor

Author: Sara Grusky, Co-Director of the Globalization Challenge Initiative, in Multinational Monitor

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Article
26 July 2001

UK water industry says climate change threat urgent

Author: Reuters

Climate change will hit water and wastewater services first and most strongly, and preparations to combat the threat must start now, Britain's water industry body Water UK said yesterday.

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Article
16 July 2001

Oil Spill: Abia Communities Send SOS to FG, State [Nigeria]

Author: Tony Edike, Vanguard [Lagos]

The Umuagu-Umuhu and Ihite-Ude Ofeme communities in Abia, currently being ravaged by oil spillage, have sent a distress call to the state and federal governments for urgent assistance, especially in the provision of potable water.

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16 July 2001

Slowly but surely, clean water becomes reality in China

Author: Anjuli Bose, Earth Times News Service

The Chinese Ministry of Water Resources announced Friday that it will launch a project to improve environmental conditions around the Cetian reservoir in central China. The site has been polluted heavily by industry, and is also home to one of China's...

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Article
1 June 2001

Tapping the market - can private enterprise supply water to the poor?

Author: Insights, id21

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Article
1 June 2001

Water - Can Private Sector Participation meet Social and Environmental needs?

Author: published by IIED [International Institute for Environment and Development] and RING [Regional and International Networking Group]

briefing paper for World Summit on Sustainable Development

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Article
22 April 2001

SOUTH AFRICA: Chevron and Texaco Accused of Polluting City

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service, in The Black World Today [USA]

[ Cape Town]

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