(February 27, 2009) Heavily censored data keeps tight lip on Canadian investments in Chile.
(May 11, 2011) A complex multi-dam hydroelectric scheme that conservationists fear will destroy the character of one of Chile’s most important wild regions was approved Monday by the Aysén Environmental Review Commission.
(May 10, 2011) Activists fear ecological haven will be destroyed but government says project is vital for economic growth
(May 10, 2011) A $7 billion project to dam two wild rivers for electricity won environmental approval Monday from a Chilean government commission, despite a groundswell of opposition.
(May 9, 2011) The HidroAysen dam project in Patagonia is awaiting government signoff.
(April 26, 2011) Chilean Government Urged to Cancel Controversial HidroAysén Project
(July 2, 2009) Long a source of serious environmental concerns, Chile’s controversial HidroAysén dam project is now being questioned along technical lines as well. Despite its billing as a “national priority” critics say that from a basic supply and demand perspective, the multi-billion-dollar hydroelectric plan is simply unnecessary.
Canadian pension dollars set to fund eco-destruction
URGENT ACTION: Proposed Patagonia dams