Salvadoran Environmental Ministry Rejects Private Sector Inclusion in National Water Council

4 Oct 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) opposes including representatives of the private sector in the National Water Council, the entity that will be responsible for water management in the country, Deputy Minister Lina Pohl said last week.The creation of the National Water Council is part of the draft bill for the country’s general water law, an initiative that was presented in the Legislative Assembly of March 2012. It is currently being discussed in the environmental commission of the country's congress.Pohl said the ministry could accept the participation of mayors in the council, which would allow pluralistic representation...

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