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Great Panther fined for Brazil cyanide discharge

Great Panther Mining has been fined R$50 million (US$9 million) by Brazil’s SEMA environmental authority for a discharge of cyanide from its Tucano operation in Amapa which it believes is responsible for a fish mortality event at the Areia and Silvestre Creeks, and for failure to report the incident in a timely manner.

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Great Panther Mining's Tucano in Amapa, Brazil

During a site visit in late November and early December, SEMA regulators found that tailings dam containment walls had partially collapsed following which fish started dying.