The odds are slowly turning in the fight against the multi-pronged corporate assault of transnational mining companies on local communities. El Salvador is now the first country to ban metal mining.
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Canadian and US civil society organizations welcome a British Columbia Court of Appeals’ decision that Vancouver is the preferred forum for a civil suit to be heard against Tahoe Resources
The 2014 Mount Polley Mine disaster had a huge ecological impact. The Crown announced that it is moving to stay Mining Watch’s charges against the B.C. government and Mount Polley. Take action.
British Columbians are disproportionally more on the hook for cleaning up the mess left behind by the mining industry.
A new report finds that the BC government lets mining companies off the hook for the full costs of environmental reclamation and leaves taxpayers liable for more than $1.5 billion.
If this gigantic open pit mine is approved, it would set a bad precedent not only for Kamloops, but for communities across BC and Canada in terms of health, public safety, and environmental standards.
Five years after the mine opened and 339 environmental infractions later, the citizens of Malartic are preparing a class action lawsuit. They hope Kamloops residents don't suffer the same fate.
Thousands gathered in southern Peru despite word that police officers protecting the Constancia mine had been authorized to use deadly force against protestors.
What you don't know about free trade: the uses and abuses of investor-state arbitration. Or, how a Canadian company is suing El Salvador for $301 million.