Jen Fumero · August, 2011

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Peru: The Amazon and the Diversion of the Huallaga and Marañón Rivers

  5 August 2011

Law 29,760 -also known as 'Corina Law'- was published this July in Peru, qualifying as a "public need and of national interest" the diversion of the Marañon and Huallaga rivers "for hydro-power and agricultural purposes." The projects associated with this law have caused much opposition because of the strong environmental impact they would have on the Amazon Rainforest.

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