Kyrgyzstan: MPs Move to Legalize Glacier Mining

Machinery at the Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Centerra Gold)

A parliamentary subcommittee in Kyrgyzstan has given backing to legislative changes that will allow companies to work on mines at glaciers in exceptional circumstances — a development that has appalled environmental campaigners.

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Kyrgyzstan: MPs Move to Legalize Glacier Mining

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