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Locals march against fracking

Inhabitants of 100 municipalities will march to call on President Duque to comply with his campaign promises about fracking.

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Colombians have a ‘bittersweet’ feeling towards mining activities

Opinions about the development of mining activities in the country are divided: locals acknowledge that the industry is key for the development of their economy, but blame mining for pollution in their territories.

Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Drummond commitment to communities

The extractive sector has been accused of having little commitment to the environment and the producing regions. However, companies pay great attention to their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs and Drummond is one of the companies that works every day on this important issue.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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May starts with a positive report on CSR projects

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) and Equion spoke about the development of successful social investment projects in Meta, Arauca and Casanare. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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Royalties’ resources boost Huila’s economy

Authorities found out that poor practices were being implemented at Betania’s dam (Huila), but were able to fix the issue, thanks to resources from the General Royalties System (SGR).

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Antioquia is using its royalties

The oil sector argues that it contributes large sums of money to the General System of Royalties (SGR), but some communities said that these resources are not seen. However, the department of Antioquia highlighted an interesting project funded with royalties.

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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April starts with a positive report on CSR projects

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) and Canacol Energy (TSX: CNE), among other firms, announced positive results from social investment projects in their areas of influence. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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USO talks selling Ecopetrol

Edwin Palma, president of the union, explained why according to him, selling the NOC is not a good idea.

Monday, April 1st, 2019
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What will happen with ‘La Colosa’?

Locals said ‘No’ to the development of mining activities in Cajamarca, stopping Anglo Gold Ashanti from developing the ‘La Colosa’ gold mine. Can the decision be reversed?

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Is that a “No”?

Casanare’s Administrative Tribunal said that the popular consultation in Yopal is “unconstitutional.” Here is why.

Monday, March 18th, 2019
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