This photo taken Jan. 20, 2008 show a view of the confluence of the Baker and Chacabuco rivers on the outskirst of Cochrane, Aysen region, in Chile's northern Patagonia. The multinational consortium, ... more 
This photo taken Jan. 20, 2008 show a view of the confluence of the Baker and Chacabuco rivers on the outskirst of Cochrane, Aysen region, in Chile's northern Patagonia. The multinational consortium, HidroAysen has proposed to build five hydroelectric megadams in this remote Patagonian region. If the proposal is accepted, one of the dams will flood most of Los Nadis, requiring the relocation of its residents. In the next few days, the region's Commision for Environmental Evaluation will meet to determine whether or not HidroAysen has met the environmental standards required by Chilean law for the project to proceed. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jorge Uzon
Mon, May 9, 2011 4:35 PM EDT