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2010-04-20 12:21:00

WASHINGTON and THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In a much-awaited ruling on a cross-border environmental dispute, the International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled overwhelmingly in Uruguay's favor in a case brought by neighboring Argentina, which had attempted to force the closing and dismantling of a paper pulp mill on the Uruguay River, whose course forms part of the border between the two nations.

2008-06-19 09:00:59

Uruguay preparing defense over Argentine indictment against paper mill MONTEVIDEO, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Uruguay is preparing its defense against the Argentine demand in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over a controversial paper pulp plant on a river that forms the border between both countries, local media reported Tuesday.

2006-04-04 19:43:29

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (Reuters) - Talks between Uruguay and Argentina over the environmental impact of two giant pulp mills on their border crumbled again on Tuesday as a planned presidential "summit" on the dispute was canceled for a second time.

2006-03-02 12:44:01

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Environmental group Greenpeace said on Thursday its members prevented a boat from leaving a Chilean port with materials to construct a controversial wood pulp plant in Uruguay.

2005-08-09 08:00:08

By Louise Egan GUALEGUAYCHU, Argentina (Reuters) - Gualeguaychu used to be a sleepy Argentine town. That was before two European companies decided to build some of the world's largest pulp mills on its doorstep in neighboring Uruguay.


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