Latin America Green News: March 23rd – 29th, 2014

Latin America Green News: March 23rd – 29th, 2014

Mary Mata April 1, 2014

By Denée Reaves, La Onda Verde/NRDC Switchboard Chile Just before the Metropolitan Region around Santiago enters the time of year that traditionally has the highest levels of air pollution, the Superintendent […]

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Mary Mata March 28, 2013

By Amanda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile HidroAysén, the company intending to build a 2,750 megawatt dam project on two rivers in Patagonia, announced that it would not present […]

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Mary Mata February 7, 2013

By Anamda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile 4.80 GW of non-conventional renewable energy projects were approved by Chile’s environmental impact system in 2012, more than four times the […]

Latin America Green News

Mary Mata December 6, 2012

By Amanda Maxwell, La Onda Verde de NRDC Chile The Supreme Court ruled this week that the environmental approval for the Pirquenes coal plant in the Biobío Region was illegal, and that […]

Coal Plants Smothering Communities of Color, Report Finds

NewsTaco November 20, 2012

By Brett Israel, New America Media/Daily Climate Coal plants place a disproportionate burden on poor and largely minority communities, exposing residents to high levels of pollutants that affect public health, […]

Latinos Shouldn’t Have To Pay For Power With Their Health

Mary Mata February 16, 2012

By Adrianna Quintero A study released by the coal industry attempts to justify dirty energy and life-threatening pollution by claiming that Hispanics and blacks will be hit hardest by energy […]

Working Towards Clean Energy Is Important To Me As A Latina

Mary Mata January 19, 2012

By Sonya Cortez Corpus Christi, Texas — I am the most important person in the United States: a young, unmarried, Hispanic female. So according to the research, I am part […]