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Buenos Aires Citizens Seek Cleanup of Shell Refinery

Buenos Aires Citizens Seek Cleanup of Shell Refinery

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 30, 2008 – Following a scathing government audit of the Argentine affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell and a globally unprecedented preventive closure of its refinery in Buenos Aires, local groups Wednesday filed a formal international complaint against the company seeking relocation and redress. The complaint cites Shell Capsa “for the flagrant…

Argentina Strives to Clean Mystery Oil Spill in Patagonia

Argentina Strives to Clean Mystery Oil Spill in Patagonia

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, January 2, 2007 (ENS) – An enormous oil spill of unknown origin has washed ashore in Argentine Patagonia north of Comodoro Rivadavia, fouling beaches and threatening the area’s marine life, according to reports released in Buenos Aires by Chubut Environment Minister Monica Raimundo. Comodoro Rivadavia is at the heart of one of…