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Governor Perez stuns Antioquia explorers with 85% mining ban

Luis Perez, the governor of Antioquia, Colombia, stunned explorers Friday when he signed a local ordinance that effectively cancels all mining titles and concessions in 85% of the territory of the department, with the exception of construction materials.

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Luis Perez, governor of Antioquia, Colombia

The news came out as officials from the ANM National Mining Agency were in department capital Medellin to host an event to award the first qualified person designations to Colombian geologists,