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Complete and Permanent Closure of Pascua Lama: The Power of Conviction and Persistence

January 23, 2018 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Barrick GoldChile.

On Wednesday, January 17, the Chilean Environmental Superintendence (SMA) ordered the permanent closure of Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama open pit gold mine project and imposed a fine of approximately $12 million on the company. The agency’s decision follows five years of investigation and a series of community complaints about environmental infractions at the project site. • Read More »