World Bank Safeguard Draft Rolls-Back Protections for People and the Environment
The World Bank is reviewing its Environmental and Social Framework: a proposal document has been released on July 30, 2014 for consultation purposes. Approving this draft would send a message that the Bank and its member states are willing to abandon their obligations to ensure that their investments do not result in human rights violations.
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Water Restrictions Imposed After Mining Spill Turns Mexico River Orange
Water restrictions on towns and cities along a river in the state of Sonora following a spill of around 10 million gallons of contaminated wastewater containing sulfuric acid from the Buenavista copper mine in Cananea, Mexico, situated only about 25 miles from the U.S. border.
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Black coal, thin ice: China’s coal shifting to the west puts water in peril
As Beijing moves to curtail coal use, China’s coal development is moving west, which threatens the country’s valuable water resources and thus the human right to water of many citizens.
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