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Press Release: Endesa Renounces its rights to water, cancelling its hydroelectric Projects. Marañón Waterkeeper questions viability of Veracruz Dam on the Marañón.

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Press Release: Endesa Renounces its rights to water, cancelling its hydroelectric Projects. Marañón Waterkeeper questions viability of Veracruz Dam on the Marañón.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Benjamin Webb, International Coordinator, Marañón Waterkeeper
benjamin@maranonwaterkeeper.org +51 9 51242355

Lima, Peru, Friday, September 02, 2016 –– Endesa Chile, a multinational energy company with US $4.2 billion in 2015 revenues, is relinquishing rights this week to develop large hydroelectricity projects on five river basins in Chile. The decision was adopted after analysis including social and environmental impacts showed that these projects are not technically nor economically feasible.

Parent company Enel is the largest investor in the Veracruz Dam project on […]

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New National Coordinator for Remando Juntos Campaign

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Marañón Waterkeeper is excited to announce the appointment of Diana Elizabeth Zanabria Sequiros to the position of National Coordinator for the Remando Juntos Campaign. Ms. Zanabria will coordinate Remando Juntos, a campaign focused at educating and creating [...]

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Op-ed: Don’t Dam The Grand Canyon of Peru

July 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Written by Gary Wockner, Director at Waterkeeper Alliance. Original article Published 21 July by Canoe & Kayak Magazine. Of the twenty dam sites that have been identified on the Marañón over the last three decades, seven [...]

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Petition: Assess the full impact before approval!

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

This Petition calls upon the Peruvian Government, specifically the Minister of Environment, the Minister of Energy and Mines and the Minister of Culture to complete a Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Marañón River basin, before [...]

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