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Chile to make seawater use compulsory

The mining commission of Chile’s lower house, the chamber of deputies, is expected to vote in the coming days on a bill that could make the use of seawater for large-scale mining projects obligatory.

Paul Harris
 Sea change: Chile is looking to make seawater use compulsory for copper concentration

Sea change: Chile is looking to make seawater use compulsory for copper concentration

The bill, introduced in May 2015, aims to modify articles 110 and 111 of the mining code to better regulate the use of scarce fresh water sources in the arid Atacama Desert where much of Chile's copper...

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