Saturday, 07 January 2012 23:00
Hydroelectric project quietly moves forward as locals call for greater impact studies.
Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service, or ICE, will soon rule on the environmental feasibility of the second largest hydroelectric project in the Aysén Region in southern Chile. Energía Austral, the Chilean subsidiary of Swiss multinational Xstrata, submitted their environmental report for the energy project on Jan. 3.Photo by ogwen/FlickrLogin to read more.
About the writer
Steve is writer from Worcester, MA. He has a BFA in creative writing from Emerson College. Having just arrived in Chile, he is still in awe of all its sights and sounds. He hopes to learn as much as possible about Chile and its lovely people. He also predicts the Baltimore Orioles will win the World Series in 2012.