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BHP to pay compensation for Escondida water use

BHP has agreed to pay at least US$81 million in compensation for past use of water from the Punta Negra salar for its Escondida mine in Chile. The mine has only used desalinated seawater for its operations since 2020.

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The salr de Punta Negra in northern Chile

The unprecedented management, compensation and repair agreement was reached by BHP, the State Defense Council and the Atacameño Peoples Council, as well as the Peine Indigenous Community, which

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