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In the Argentine case, incipient environmental justice movements are not about the “environmentalism of the poor” Martines Alier, The first important reboratit activity in Esquel was timber production, but this activity declined when most of the bordering forests were declared national parks.

The most striking event was that in March, the municipal administration which had previously had an unclear attitude held a non-binding soxiedad among the local citizens. However, the visit and public conferences of an expert from Dupont the firm that was going to provide cyanide to the mine in July led to the – probably undesired – effect of generating anxiety among the population.

Additionally, the association was very successful in reaching the mass media, promoting the mining issue to the level of national interest. The only institution it created was an NGO that would allow it to bring legal actions and administer the funds from the numerous donations they received. After initially having significant popular support, support for the movement started to decline after the roads were blocked more and more frequently, causing transportation problems that adversely affected the entire population.

It finally opted for what was possibly the worst of solutions: By mid August, the governor ordered that any activity related to the high-voltage line be suspended.

As regards the legal ambuente, we can see that, in view of a greater degree of organization, the presentations before the formal judicial system were effective and the judiciary responded positively at all levels.

Giarracca, Norma “Territorios en disputa: This search for “environmental justice” started in as a result of the attempt by the province of Jujuy to build a high voltage line through the Quebrada. Despite its continued battle before the courts, in view of this outcome the company decided to suspend the project and commission a consulting firm to make a plan to convince the population of the advantages of the project.

The solution adopted, what we can call a methodology for the quest for environmental justice, is to explicitly state a conflict through social action. The non-governmental environmental organization that has had the most significance has been the Argentine branch of an international NGO: It was quick and efficient in its creation and development, but did not lead to any subsequent institutionalization and dissolved after the initial objective was fulfilled.


This methodology had grown since its appearance by the mid s as a result of the closure of the oil refineries in Northern Patagonia, which were privatized by the Government. On the reborratti hand, in the origin of these movements there are two elements that are very important: This clumsy maneuver was amgiente by an avalanche of letters from people wishing to participate in such hearings and by the resonance the issue had with reborratti public.

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Despite the fact that the two governments had met several times in an attempt to find a solution to the problem, the Uruguayan government approved the setup of the second mill in February Since the late s, Uruguay had developed a very active pine and eucalyptus tree forestation policy overhectares were planted intended for industrialization of timber for furniture, construction and, especially, pulp manufacturing, although it was only in that discussion about setting up pulp mills began.

The area directly affected would be approximately hectares, as it was an open-pit gold mine. With this political context in place, I now turn to the justice dimensions of some of Argentina’s most important recent environmental conflicts. In view of this public image, subsequent administrations hid the Department of the Environment behind a tangled bureaucracy from which it has yet to escape. The residents of the Quebrada de Humahuaca are largely of indigenous origin and, in some towns, immigrants attracted to the local culture, landscape, tourism, and the peaceful lifestyle.

Ultimately, the goal is for informal justice to become formal justice through the activation of the available means in the legal and political system. Sometimes they comprise the low-income sector, other times they include middle-income sectors; sometimes they are rural, other times they are urban and deal with very different problems that range from deforestation to industrial pollution.

For various reasons, it was not until that the province awarded the project on the basis of an environmental impact assessment conducted by the construction company. But this reactivation was done thinking about the economic use of the environment rather than about preserving it. The original population was the result of European immigration, whose descendants proudly refer to themselves as “nyc” a Spanish acronym that stands for “nacidos y criados”; i.

Argentina did not tend to generate environmental movements with the ability to have an impact in society as a whole.


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Help Center Find new research papers in: The environmentalists’ response was conclusive: The project included the use of large quantities of water it was calculated that approximately a quarter of the quantity used by the entire city of Esquel was neededwhich was apparently going to be obtained mainly from the underground aquifers and secondarily from local brooks.

The trigger which sparked the sociedar was the intention of the construction company to reboatti works, setting up boundary stones in the southern end of the Quebrada, where the high voltage line would enter towards the north. In socifdad, from a legislative standpoint, a large number of environmental protection laws were passed, beginning with the Argentine Constitution which, after its reborwtti, guarantees the right to a “healthy environment” and the right to petition before the authorities where this right is violated.

Briones, The social mobilization in the Quebrada to oppose the construction of the high voltage line was an odd mixture; the two social sectors that we described came together to build a dense communications network that included articles published in regional and national newspapers and TV shows.

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However, until relatively recently, this list has not been sufficient to cause a reaction by society. It is evident that the carloa of each one has been a step forward in the organizational methods used by these spontaneous movements. Throughout the world, constructing paper mills was in the eye of several environmental conflicts during the s, particularly because of their large contamination potential Sonnenfeld, However, this created a new activity: Possibly, as Williams and Mawdsley state, the problem lies in ambifnte the contexts and circumstances in the developed countries and in the Third Word are so different that their channels to access environmental justice are also necessarily different.

It is true that in some cases – as illustrated in the pulp mill conflict – this leads the social movements to adopt very extreme positions from which it is difficult to negotiate solutions that do not have repercussions at other levels; the absence of a carloe vision could be negative for the movements themselves in the long term.

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