World Rainforest Movement

HidroAysén project rejected by ministerial committee due to strong social pressure

Mapuexpress (in Spanish)
After more than five years of hard-fought struggle against the HidroAysén energy mega-project, which would have involved the building of five huge dams on rivers in the Patagonia region, a Chilean government ministerial committee voted to reject this destructive project, saving Patagonia from the hydroelectricity imposed by transnationals and supported by governments.