Bilingual webinar will hear from social leaders opposing ExxonMobil and Ecopetrol fracking pilot projects in Colombia

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Ivan Madero (left) and Yuli Velasquez (right) will be among the environmental defenders participating in the webinar on Thursday April 29.

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) has approved two fracking pilot projects near Puerto Wilches in the Magdalena Medio region of Colombia.

ExxonMobil plans to invest $53 million in its Platero fracking project and Ecopetrol $76.7 million in its Kalé project.

To hear directly from Colombian social leaders mobilizing fracking, please join an English-Spanish bilingual webinar on Thursday April 29 at 3:30 pm EDT.

To register, click here.

Webinar panel: Colombian environmental defenders Ivan Madero, Yuli Velasquez, Oscar Sampayo, Yuvelis Natalia Morales, plus Karen Hamilton (Above Ground), Luis van Isschot (Peace Brigades International-Canada).

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