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Re: Pollution
« Reply #150 on: January 15, 2015, 09:15:08 pm »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeqXZIY03to&feature=player_embedded

If this Nicaragua Grand Canal environmental TRAVESTY by the Chinese is built, countless rain forest biomes and Lake Nicaragua, the largest fresh water lake in Central America, are:



Nicaragua defies canal protests

Scientists call for independent environmental assessment.   


Lucas Laursen
 
27 December 2014

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Normally, before a major infrastructure project begins in Nicaragua, an independent commission would generate an environmental impact report and the environment ministry would take 6–8 months to review it and make recommendations, says engineer Víctor Campos, director of the Alexander von Humboldt Centre, an environmental non-profit organization in Managua. But those rules do not apply to the canal: a law passed in 2013 exempts the project from standard environmental review.




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In 2007, Ortega promised citizens that he would not risk the waters of Lake Nicaragua for all the gold in the world.    This October, he said that he had come around to the idea of the canal  because it would be the country’s fastest route to economic development. The nation’s public sector stands to benefit from the deal: HKND  will pay the government $10 million annually for the first 10 years of the canal's operation, and hand ownership of the canal to the government gradually at a rate of roughly 10% per decade to a maximum of 99%.




http://www.nature.com/news/nicaragua-defies-canal-protests-1.16623

 
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