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Bechtel Drops $50 Million Claim to Settle Bolivian Water Dispute [Bolivia]

Author: Environment News Service (ENS), Published on: 19 January 2006

Bechtel, a global engineering and construction company based in San Francisco, today reached agreement with the government of Bolivia, dropping a legal demand for $50 million after a revolt over privatizing water services in the city of Cochabamba forced the company out of Bolivia in April 2000. [also refers to other investors in Cochabamba private water operator Aguas del Tunari: Abengoa, Befesa, Edison (Italy)]

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Related companies: Abengoa Bechtel Befesa Edison (Italy)