The governor of the northern Mexican state of New Lion, samuel garciaaffirmed this Friday that there is enough water for Teslaof the tycoon Elon Muskinstall a plant in the entity, after the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador He warned that he would not allow it.
We are going to work hand in hand with Tesla so that they can clarify and verify that they do not use water for human consumption and that the water they use is treated and is minimal,” García, from the opposition Citizen Movement (MC), told the media.
His statements come after López Obrador warned in his morning press conference that his government would not give the permits for Tesla to install the plant in Nuevo León, recalling that last year he experienced a water crisis that restricted the supply of water for consumption. human.
In the case of the claim to put the plant in Monterrey (capital of Nuevo León), you know, we have just suffered a tremendous crisis of lack of water, because there is no water it is not feasible”, said the president.
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García argued that Nuevo León, a state bordering Texas and an industrial hub of Mexico, has 3,000 liters of treated water per second to provide and the Tesla plant would occupy less than 100.
So I don’t see any problem with the issue of water”, he insisted.
He stressed that the entity does have water and will have much more.
Yes (there is) and there will be much more for the future of our state,” he said.
García established that he hopes to discuss the issue with the president and that even the president has an upcoming visit to the state.
I have not been able to visit him, but I am ready when he tells me. I think he’s coming to the state too,” he teased.
Tesla’s arrival in Mexico has been rumored since Musk visited Nuevo León last Octoberwhere he met with the influencer Mariana Rodríguez, wife of Governor García.
But its installation has become a political controversy because federal government officials have expressed their desire for Tesla to be installed near the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), López Obrador’s priority work for the Mexican capital, or in the southeast of the country. .
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