Pascua Lama Project

Not the listener produces an immense sadness thinking that nature speaks while mankind. Victor Hugo Generalidades, background, scope, protests have been always aware of the importance of preserving the environment, not to contaminate the waters and everything that violates nature, more in a planet as live us where economic interests dominate more than the guarantee human, where many times the rulers of many countries that make up the Earth, do not oppose all those holdings of natural riches, no matter the consequences that derived, faced with this reality, cannot be accepted despite not belonging to the country concerned as it is Chile specifically, to make the Pascua Lama project. Currently an email is circulating on the Internet where is requested to sign a petition to be presented to the Government of Chile concerning the adoption of the draft, noting all the negative effects that this would take place. Request that I consider very fair, for what it represents in damage to the environment, to the animals of the region and since then many people nearby. What is the project? Pascua Lama is a project of mining development, consisting in the exploitation of a deposit of minerals of gold, silver and copper open pit and its processing for like products metal Dore (gold, silver) and copper concentrate. The deposit is located in the Cordillera de Los Andes, about the national international boundary, approximately 150 km to the South-East of the city of Vallenar, in the commune of Alto del Carmen, province of Huasco, III Region. The nearest villages are Chollay – by the river transit – and the Corral by the River San Felix, located 35 km and 55 km away, respectively. It adds, which the operations area is established in accordance with the additional protocols 20 and 23 of the sixteenth economic complementarity agreement drawn up between Chile and Argentina within the framework of the Treaty of Montevideo of 1980. .