Valdivia Environmental Court canceled the license for the proposed blasting at Mina Invierno on remote Isla Riesco in Chile.
ELAW staff scientists and attorneys worked closely with partners at Fiscalía del Medio Ambiente (FIMA) to challenge the project.
ELAW partners in Chile sent exciting news last week:
Mega-dam projects threatening wild rivers in Patagonia have all been shelved!
ELAW eBulletin Plans by Barrick Gold to remove a glacier in the Andes to make way for a gold mine have been shelved by a Chilean court.