Chilean court backs dam project

BBC: A Chilean appeals court has ruled in favour of a multi-billion-dollar dam project in Patagonia, in Chile's south. The court lifted a suspension order on the HidroAysen project that had been issued following objections by environmentalists, who fear it will damage Patagonia's fragile ecosystem. The government says the project's dams are essential to meet Chile's growing energy needs. The project's opponents said they would take their case to the Supreme Court. The appeals court in the......

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