Chile: Canadian mining company fined for irregularities for water sanitation, glacier monitoring

Posted on February 21, 2013 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America News reported that the Commission for Environmental Assessment (CEA) Atacama applied fines of 3,000 UTM (UTM), equivalent to about $ 120 million to the Canadian miner Barrick by irregularities in the water sanitation and breach of the monitoring plan of glaciers in the project Pascua Lama. This after the General Water Directorate (DGA) of Atacama, the commission requested sanctions after detecting inspection visits, the surface is covered by glaciers particulate matter. Read Article

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