British experts in acid mine drainage carried out a study for the Catholic Overseas Development Agency (CAFOD) headquartered in London, and uncovered official documents demonstrating water contamination caused by the Minerales Entremares company of Honduras, a subsidiary of the Canadian mining company, Goldcorp. The company must now agree to long-term monitoring of the site to prevent acid mine drainage and erosion problems in the future.
With "sustainability" like this, who needs human rights violations, health harms and environmental destruction?
Rights Action forwards this HUFFINGTON POST article by Maude Barlow, National Chairperson, Council of Canadians
The Council of Canadians joins Rights Action and the community of San Miguel Ixtahuacan in calling for the immediate closure of Goldcorp's controversial Marlin Mine in Guatemala.
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