Aug 17, 2012 - Mexico's environment ministry has rejected a 60-MW wind power project proposed by Mexico Power Group on the Cozumel island in the southeastern Quintana Roo state, the municipal government of Cozumel said yesterday.
The project has been rejected due to inaccuracies and inconsistencies in its description, hence the impossibility to know its exact dimensions, location and implications, the municipality said. Additionally, the project could impact a wetland and put at risk some species.
Mexico Power Group has ensured nearly 6,000 ha (14,830 acres) for the project, including 3,400 ha for the initial 60 MW phase, and has negotiated with potential customers in the area and in other states and municipalities.
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