Issue: Vol. 9, no. 1 (Spring 1995)

Article: “Chile, Upper Biobío: Hydroelectric Power Plant Threatens Environment and Pehuenche Communities,” Abya Yala News: Journal of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC) 9, no. 1 (Spring, 1995): 27, 38. Accessed July 15, 2019. http://saiic.nativeweb.org/ayn/document/1425.

Abstract: Construction of the Ralco power plant on the Upper Biobío river in Chile threatens to topple the river's fragile ecology and cut off vital access to water for nearby Pehuenche communities. A campaign to stop the project is underway, but faces powerful opponents such as national energy corporations and international funding agencies.

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