Panama: NGOs fight to defend Panama’s rivers

ELAW partners in Panama have presented a formal petition to Panama’s National Environmental Authority (ANAM), asking it to revoke a resolution that limits to 10% the environmental flow of all the rivers in Panama.  “The existing regulation affects everyone in the country, especially communities in the province of Chiriqui and Veraguas, where a large number of hydroelectric dams have severely threatened rivers and water availability,” said CIAM attorney Luisa Arauz.  Read more.