June 8, 2022 |
Chile’s government has rejected plans to build a $650 million power plant running on liquefied natural gas LNG in the Atacama desert on fears it could threaten local marine ecosystems, local media reported.
Ministers sitting on the government’s environment committee voted unanimously to reject the Andes LNG project after reviewing 15 objections received during a public consultation process, La Tercera reported. It was the committee’s first such meeting since President Gabriel Boric took office i
Ministerial committee denies approval for a $650 million project, arguing it would threaten local ecosystems