World Rainforest Movement

Action for the “yungas”

On May 12th we addressed the President of ENARGAS -the Argentinian national authority on gas energy- to express our concern regarding a pipeline projected by the company Norgas, that is expected to produce a negative environmental impact on the “yungas” ecosystem in the northern region of San Andres in the province of Salta. The yungas are a mountain ecosystem, holding high levels of endemism and biodiversity, and inhabited by the Kolla indigenous peoples. They strongly oppose the project. The WRM International Secretariat has asked ENARGAS not to allow the construction of the controversial pipeline