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Oaxaca Windfarms Controversy

 

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Residents of Santa Maria bring supplies to the shore for boats to carry to their town because their highway has been blocked due to disputes over the wind farms. Santa Maria and San Mateo are feuding because Santa Maria 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
Residents of Santa Maria bring supplies to the shore for boats to carry to their town because their highway has been blocked due to disputes over the wind farms. Santa Maria and San Mateo are feuding because Santa Maria 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...
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