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The judge observed that the Army Corps of Engineers violated the National Environmental Protection Act when granting approval for the pipeline.
District attorney of Arequipa has demanded up to 30 years in jail for all the leaders who opposed the Tía María mining project and led the resistance struggle against it
One year after the Brumadinho dam burst, nearly a million people are continuing to suffer the consequences of the carelessness of mining giant Vale.
The mining company has recovered its market value, while 93,000 people affected by dam burst will have relief payments cut in half
The move is the latest repressive measure in order to push forward the construction of the Coastal GasLink oil pipeline and silence Indigenous opposition
The province of Mendoza has been suffering from water crisis for more than 11 years and mining activities would be further aggravate the crisis