San Jose del Cabo (Baja California Sur) .- Members of the main environmental organizations in the south of the state, unanimously called for the construction of the Caesars Palace hotel to be stopped in an adjoining area with the Estero of the town and the only body of water that it is part of a RAMSAR conservation site.
Ana Bertha Sandoval, president of the Ecological Group of Cabo San Lucas said that these are years of struggle to preserve the natural space but at the moment there are few advances that have been made in aspects of conservation that, on the one hand continues as a receiver of wastewater and on the other the neglect of the oasis that is reduced by fires.
On the other hand Juana Adelfa Delgado Quintana, coordinator of the Ecological Group of Cabo San Lucas, said that the body of water is a sanctuary for fish, migratory birds and is the water regulating vessel of the city of San José del Cabo and, “as you can see, it has been silting up, it has dried up. “
Professor Javier Aja Carballo, a coordinator of the Democratizing Movement of Morena and conviction ecologist, says that the hotel Caesars Palace is not 500 rooms as it has been proposed, but a construction of 1,500 rooms and At the moment, “we do not know where the construction permit is, where is the land use change permit, where are the environmental impact demonstrations”.
In this sense, the professional, ask that the Puerto Los Cabos consortium show the authorizations that have been given for this dangerous construction in this sensitive ecological reserve.
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