The consultation on the construction of the airport in the military Base of Santa Lucía was held on 10 March, but only in the community of Xaltocan, Nextlalpan, State of Mexico, confirmed the Ministry of agrarian development, Territorial and urban (Sedatu).
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported on April 29 that the inquiry had already been made with the villages surrounding the military Base, and they supported its construction.
The owner of the Sedatu, Roman Meyer, told Notimex that they scanned with the Institute of indigenous peoples if the query will be extended to other communities in the area, because the agency determined to be Xaltocan because native people and is the closest with a radius of i nfluencia of 700 meters to the base.
He said unanimously voting was favorable and all approved the project as explained.
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«The inquiry was necessary because land collective ownership in the community of Xaltocan, question which does not occur with other surrounding communities are located within the area of airport expansion,» said Sedatu in a statement.
According to the unit, the consultation was developed in four stages. The first was formative, participated the Sedatu and the Sedena, who reported on the project and resolved questions of the community.
The second stage was deliberative, the Assembly said on the information provided and made proposals. The third stage was Advisory: community and authorities discussed and reached agreements.
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In the last stage was monitoring and verification and the Commission for monitoring and verification of agreements complied.
The entities responsible for the consultation and its follow-up are Sedena, Segob and Sedatu, as well as the National Institute for indigenous peoples (INPI), as a technical body.
The Consultative Assembly attended by the National Commission of human rights (CNDH), the Secretariat of environment and natural resources (Semarnat), the national water Commission (Conagua), the Ministry of welfare, the Ministry of communications and Transport (SCT), the Secretariat of labour and Social Welfare (STPS), the Secretariat of public education (SEP), the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development (Sader) and the National Institute of anthropology and history (INAH); as well as the Procuraduría Agraria (PA) and the national agrarian registry (RAN).
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