Health Permit Awarded for 60 MW Thermal Plant

The Panamanian Ministry of Health has completed its inspections and has agreed to lift the suspension of works on expanding the thermoelectric plant being managed by Pan Am Generating in La Chorrera in West Panama.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The inspection enabled verification that there is no evidence of noise and air pollution in the areas of expansion of the power plant, as reported by the authorities of the Ministry of Health, who requested that the National Environment Authority authorize reactivation of the construction work. reports that "... In a letter is signed by the coordinator of sectoral environmental unit at the Ministry, Atala Milord and by Itza Barahona de Mosca, director general of health, it said that after monitoring the company, no values ​​were recorded outside of permissible ranges, on the basis of which approval was given to continue processing the project. "

"... At the beginning of 2015 work was suspended on the expansion of the thermoelectric power plant, to provide an extra 60 MW on top of the current generation capacity of 96 MW."

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