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Argentine court glacier ruling to hit 44 mines

Argentina’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled the 2008 glacier law constitutional, putting into question the future of up to 44 mining projects in the country near glaciers or ice bodies. The 2008 law aims to protect water resources.

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Barrick Gold's Veladero in San Juan, Argentina

The judges found Barrick Gold had not demonstrated the glacier preservation system established by Congress generated any type of damage to its right of mining exploitation.