June 22, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 6/18- 6/22/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
During a meeting on June 20, HidroAysén’s board of directors discussed the request made in late May by its shareholder, Colbún, to suspend the dam project&… Continue reading

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March 30, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 3/25 – 3/30/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
Energy Minister Rodrigo Álvarez quit his post unexpectedly, after agreements to settle the protests in Aysén were made without him. (La Tercera 03/27/2012) His d… Continue reading

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March 15, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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An Analysis of Chile’s New National Energy Strategy (2012-2030) – Part 2

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Last week, I analyzed the first three components of the six pillars that make up the new National Energy Strategy (2012-2030) which Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and Ene… Continue reading

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April 26, 2011
by Amanda Maxwell
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More and more voices – including Robert Kennedy, Jr. – call for the rejection of HidroAysén

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC By May 16th, Chile’s environmental authorities will have decided whether or not to approve HidroAysén’s massive dam proposal in Patagonia.  As that date draws nearer, more a… Continue reading

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March 15, 2011
by Amanda Maxwell
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Presidents Obama and Piñera should not pursue nuclear energy in Chile – now more than ever

Right now, even as Japan is on the verge of nuclear disaster after the recent crippling earthquake and tsunami, U.S. President Obama and Chilean President Piñera are continuing with their plans to sign a nuclear accord ahead of Obama’s visit to&… Continue reading

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