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Oaxaca Windfarms Controversy

 

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A portrait of Francisco Valle Piamonte, mayor of San Mateo, a town feuding with Santa Maria, a town which has agreed to permit the construction of wind farms on disputed territory...The Isthmus of Tehuantapec, long a center for indigenous land ownership, is now embroiled in a land dispute over wind farm land...Called “Mexico’s little waist,” the Isthmus is a wind tunnel that links the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific through mountain passes at the narrowest part of Mexico. The geographical funnel makes it one of the windiest places in North America and for a decade wind energy companies have been jostling to acquire land to power the likes of Coca-Cola and Wal Mart.
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Oaxaca Windfarms Controversy
A portrait of Francisco Valle Piamonte, mayor of San Mateo, a town feuding with Santa Maria, a town which has agreed to permit the construction of wind farms on disputed territory...The Isthmus of Tehuantapec, long a center for indigenous land ownership, is now embroiled in a land dispute over wind farm land...Called “Mexico’s little waist,” the Isthmus is a wind tunnel that links the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific through mountain passes at the narrowest part of Mexico. The...
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