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Citizen group voices support for government moratorium on thermal conversion of solid waste to electricity
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Citizen group voices support for government moratorium on thermal conversion of solid waste to electricity

L. Arias - October 1, 2014

A new citizen group called “Hacia Basura Cero” ("Towards Zero Trash") joined the ongoing discussion over the government’s temporary ban on the thermal processing of solid waste…

Municipalities challenge moratorium on solid waste gasification projects
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Municipalities challenge moratorium on solid waste gasification projects

L. Arias - September 17, 2014

The National Association of Municipalities (ANAI) on Wednesday will present a complaint to an administrative court challenging a moratorium on the use of trash to generate electricity.…

Costa Rica signs first loan contract with Japan for new Guanacaste geothermal projects
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica signs first loan contract with Japan for new Guanacaste geothermal projects

Fabiola Pomareda - August 18, 2014

Representatives from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) on Monday afternoon signed the first contract for a multimillion-dollar loan to…

Costa Rica to sign loan with Japan for expansion of geothermal energy projects
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Costa Rica to sign loan with Japan for expansion of geothermal energy projects

L. Arias - August 18, 2014

A delegation led by President Luis Guillermo Solís on Monday will meet with representatives of the Japanese government to sign a $550 million loan to finance the…

Tico astronaut Franklin Chang offers President Solís a plan to optimize energy use
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Tico astronaut Franklin Chang offers President Solís a plan to optimize energy use

L. Arias - May 20, 2014

Former NASA astronaut and Tico scientist Franklin Chang Diaz on Tuesday met with Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís to deliver a series of proposals aimed at…

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