The Campiche Case: Legal or Ideological Factors?

Ropert, Rodrigo
May 2010
Ecology Law Quarterly;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p789
Academic Journal
The article discusses a court case wherein the environmental permit of Campiche's coal-fire power plant, located in Las Ventanas, was cancelled by the Chilean Supreme Court due to its location in a restricted area used for recreational and green purposes. The court revised the Urban Regulation whether to continue the construction of the project based on the condition of the Valparaiso zoning plan. It also discusses the environmental assessment and land policy of the Campiche case.


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