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Peru: Protesters claim Southern Copper's mining project in the south of the country will pollute fields and affect water supplies
Author: Al Jazeera
“Protests erupt in Peru over billion-dollar copper mine”, 15th July 2019...
- Related companies: Southern Copper (part of Grupo México)
Bosnia & Herzegovina: Air pollution, mostly from coal plants, caused over 100 premature deaths in Tuzla last year, says new report
Author: CEE Bankwatch Network
"Independent data highlights air pollution crisis in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina", 25 June 2019...
ILO report highlights slow progress towards SDG 8 (decent work) & calls for urgent acceleration of efforts to meet targets
Author: International Labour Organisation (ILO)
"Time to Act for SDG 8: Integrating Decent Work, Sustained Growth and Environmental Integrity", 10 July 2019...
Author: The Guardian
....Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each of the close relatives of nearly 300 people killed when a tailings dam collapsed in January at its iron ore mine in Brumadinho......
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- Related companies: Vale
Kenya: How advocacy groups successfully campaigned against the construction of proposed Amu Power's coal-fired plant
Author: Rasna Warah, The Elephant (Kenya)
"Saving Lamu: How a Campaign for Environmental Justice Was Fought"...
Ghana: Communities see no value in feat of country being largest producer of gold as they continue to live in poverty
Author: Marlvin-James Dadzie, Ghana Business News
‘Hopelessness envelopes Ghana’s mining towns even as country becomes top gold producer’ 10 July 2019...
Author: Julius Osahon Yenagoa, The Guardian (Nigeria)
‘Oil Spill: Bayelsa communities slam oil firms over neglect’ 13 July 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Natural Resources
So. Africa: Labour union threatens litigation and protests against govt. & companies responsible for water contamination
Author: Eric Naki, The Citizen (South Africa)
'Cosatu threatens govt, business with court over acid mine water’ 16 July 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Access to water