Air pollution clouds Chile’s cities, new law protects Costa Rica’s wildlife, and solar power brings energy to Mexico’s mountains

The Chilean government has approved new legislation to regulate emissions from the country’s mining smelters. The new law aims to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide and arsenic by 53% and 37%, respectively. The regulated companies will have up to five years to implement new emissions abatement technologies in their plants, adjustments that are expected to require approximately US$1.5 billion in new investment. (Fundación Terram 5/4/2013)

continue reading Latin America Green News: air pollution clouds Chile’s cities, new law protects Costa Rica’s wildlife, and solar power brings energy to Mexico’s mountains | Denée Reaves’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC.

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