Chile, blackout may put mega dam project back on table

Posted on September 28, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Enviromental Issues

The blackout of the weekend has been Chile, which almost 10 million of the 17 with which the country has once again highlight the current model of energy shortages and public ostracism has rescued the project HidroAysén promoted by Sebastian Piñera. The conservative president’s plan to provide more electricity to Chile had been forgotten, at least a momentary forgetting, by the wave of student protests that struck Chile in recent months. Now, after weekend blackout, some have brought to the fore the megaproject Piñera. Read Article

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