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  1. Patagonia: Energy Companies Relinquish Water Rights to Two Rivers

    10 Nov 2017- 09:21 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO International Rivers In a fitting end to an extended struggle, energy companies Endesa and Colbún have agreed to return water rights to the Baker and Pascua rivers to the Chilean government and desist from ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2017 - 09:21

  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. Executive Quits Chile’s HidroAysen Project

    13 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Daniel Fernandez, executive vice president of the joint venture company building Chile’s HidroAysen project, has decided to leave the controversial $3.2 billion USD megaproject, local media rep ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2014 - 10:07

  4. Chilean Government Rejects $8 Billion HidroAysen Project

    16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The government of Chile last week rejected the $8 billion USD HidroAysen project, which would have seen five hydropower dams constructed on the Baker and Pascua rivers in the country’s Patagoni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2014 - 10:11

  5. Chilean Electric Utility Drops Controversial HidroAysen Mega-Dam From Latest Portfolio

    10 Jan 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Endesa Chile, the largest electric utility in the country, has removed the controversial HidroAysen Dam from its most recent project portfolio delivered to investors, leaving environmentalists ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2014 - 10:18

  6. 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

  7. Chile’s Endesa Expects Movement on HidroAysen Project in Next Few Months

    Jorge Rosenblut, the president of Chilean electricity utility Endesa, said last week that he expected news on the company’s $3.2 billion USD HidroAysen project in the next couple of months. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 09:18

  8. Backer Calls for Halt to HidroAysen Patagonian Dams

    5 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Construction of the enormous HidroAysen five-dam project in southern Chile’s Patagonia region is now in doubt, after one of its two backers, power generation company Colbun SA, recommended on Ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2012 - 10:48

  9. Baker River Hooding Fuels Environmentalists' Concerns Regarding Chile's Hydroelectric Project

    27 Oct 2008- 22:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO 1 hile's Ministry of Public Work's General Water Directorate reported major flooding of the Baker River basin located in Colonia, Aysen in the South American country's Patagonia ...

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