BBC published a report on illegal mining in the Peruvian Amazon, which highlights “the chaotic gold fever”.
July 17, 2012
National Superintendency of Tax Administration opened the first complex of the country for monitoring and control of inputs used in illegal mining.
July 19, 2012
Resolution adopted in June by the State Council on the Environment of Amazonas allows the use of metal, which is highly polluting.
July 20, 2012
Mining activity in 44% of Colombian municipalities requires the creation of Strategic Reserve Mining of 17 million hectares.