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  1. Colombian Environmental Regulator Investigates Violations at El Quimbo Dam

    31 Jul 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia’s National Authority for Environmental Licenses (ANLA) has opened an investigation into environmental infractions by one of the country’s largest hydropower producers, Emgesa, a subsi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2015 - 10:06

  2. Chile Denies Water Rights for HidroAysen Project

    26 Jan 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s General Directorate of Water last week denied over 50 percent of the water rights requested for the $3.2 billion USD HidroAysen project. Local reports have suggested that the move could ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/26/2015 - 11:05

  3. Water Crisis in Atacama Region Cost Chile $25 Billion

    4 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPIAPÓ, Chile The water crisis affecting Chile’s Atacama region is costing the country $25 billion USD in paralyzed projects, participants heard at seminar on "Challenges in Face of Water Crisis and Clima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2014 - 20:07

  4. Special Statute Could Halt $6.3 Billion of Hydropower Projects in Patagonia

    24 Sep 2013- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Members of Chile’s Chamber of Deputies this week announced a proposed special statute to protect the country’s Patagonia region from the environmental impacts of hydropower and mining projects. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2013 - 10:14

  5. Chile's Lake Neltume Threatened by Hydro Project

    “This is paradise and they want to destroy it. ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2013 - 10:31

  6. Chile’s Mining Sector Seeks Solutions to Water, Energy Problems in 2013

    Water and energy shortages “paralyzed” Chile’s mining industry in the second half of 2012, but mining companies expect solutions to these issues to take shape in the new year. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  7. Chile’s Supreme Court Orders Environmental Assessment for $184 Million USD Bocamina II Hydropower Project

    21 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Chile’s Supreme Court last week ordered water utility ENDESA to perform an environmental impact assessment for its $184 million USD investment Bocamina II project. The court order came in respo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2012 - 10:17

  8. Chilean Court Revokes Ruling on Water Use for Energy

    31 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, TALCA The Court of Appeals of Talca, Chile, on May 24 revoked a ruling that granted water use rights to energy company ENDESA, the Chilean subsidiary of Spanish group ENERSIS. The original ruling permit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2012 - 08:49

  9. Chilean Company Gets Green Light to Acquire More Water Rights

    24 Jun 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Chile's Free Competition Court (TDLC) has given two energy companies, Endesa and Colbun, the go-ahead to acquire new water rights in Region XI, an area in Patagonia. The decision is expect ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 14:00

  10. Chile's Mapuches Take on Norwegian Power Company to Save Lake

    18 Nov 2008- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, CONARIPE Norway's SN Power, along with similar companies like ENDESA, Colbun, AES Gener, and Pacific Hydro, are pledging up to $9 billion USD in hydro-electric dams to help increase power supply in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 12:00