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31 May 2002
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Author: Erklärung von Bern und ACTARES [AktionärInnen für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften]

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Article
9 May 2002

Enron's Pipe Scheme

Author: Jimmy Langman, on CorpWatch website

Energy giant bulldozed over environmental, human rights concerns to build Bolivian pipeline -- with U.S. government backing

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9 May 2002

Our organizations respectfully urge the Export-Import Bank of the United States to reject financing currently under consideration for all aspects of Peru's Camisea gas development project.

Author: letter to Export-Import Bank of the U.S. from Amazon Watch, Friends of the Earth International, Rainforest Action Network, Pacific Environment, Sustainable Energy and Economy Network-Institute for Policy Studies, Reform the World Bank Campaign

Public funds of the United States government should not be invested in a project that will provoke an array of insurmountable and unavoidable environmental and social impacts on vulnerable, isolated indigenous peoples.

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6 May 2002

Enron Pipeline Leaves Scar on South America

Author: James V. Grimaldi, Washington Post

Lobbying, U.S. Loans Put Project on Damaging Path - Of Enron Corp.'s many political maneuvers in Washington before its fall into bankruptcy, winning the promise of federal financing for a 390-mile pipeline from Bolivia to Brazil through the Chiquitano...

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1 May 2002
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Author: El Tiempo [Colombia]

Los manifestantes se reunieron en Roma en frente de la sede central del Banca Nazionale del Lavoro (BNL), para evitar que financie la obra.

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Article
5 April 2002

Forest laws not worth the paper they're written

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service, in Asia Times [Hong Kong]

Vast areas of remaining intact forest on four continents have been degraded because of poor enforcement of existing forest protection laws, according to researchers at the Washington-based World Resources Institute...Jim Strittholt, head of Global...

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5 April 2002
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Author: La Hora [Ecuador]

La organización ecologista Greenpeace presentó un recurso al Gobierno del estado federado alemán de Renania del Norte-Westfalia contra un crédito del banco Westdeutsche Landesbank [West LB] para la construcción del Oleoducto de Crudos Pesados (OCP).....

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1 April 2002

Citigroup Controversy: Ecuador’s OCP Pipeline [oil pipeline]

Author: Ilyse Hogue, Multinational Monitor

Citigroup denies any involvement with the OCP Pipeline, since it is not the direct financier of the project. But it was lead arranger for a $200 million line of credit for Perez Companc that was provided the financial stability the company needed to...

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1 April 2002

Citigroup Controversy: Peru’s Camisea Project [gas project]

Author: Ilyse Hogue, Multinational Monitor

...consortium members include PlusPetrol from Argentina, Hunt Oil from the United States, the South Korean SK Corporation and others

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1 April 2002

Citigroup Controversy: Thailand’s Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Company

Author: Ilyse Hogue, Multinational Monitor

[processes gas from the Yadana and Yetagun gas pipelines in Burma]

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