Mega dams threaten Patagonia

Posted on December 6, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Argentina, Chile, Conflicts, Corruption, Earthquake, Economy, Enviromental Issues

The daily Argentines, Chileans and Spanish, who are obedient to corporations, celebrate the approval by the Chilean Government HidroAysen project, a new disaster led by Endesa Spain, a company controlled by ENEL Italy and its Chilean branch, and the corporation trasandina Colbún. The initial investment, not counting bribes to public officials and the press is 3,200 million. The five dams on the Pascua and Baker rivers generate 2,750 megawatts (MW) for supplying power to the mining pollution in northern Chile, and mining corporations bought also the owners. Plan to build five dams in seismic and volcanic area where effects of the phenomenon of induced seismicity artificial lakes reservoirs will cause large earthquakes. Given that the last two major earthquakes occurred in the Pacific Chilean and half shook Argentina celebrate we ask what the financial journals? Read Article

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