Barrick Pueblo Viejo - Water and Environmental Rehabilitation

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Barrick Pueblo Viejo - Water and Environmental Rehabilitation

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VIDEO: #Water quality improved at Dominican Republic River since #BarrickGold mine opened in 2012 #environment

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Friday, December 13, 2013 - 10:30am

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See how water quality in the Dominican Republic's Margajita River has improved since Barrick's Pueblo Viejo gold mine opened in 2012.

The river used to be colored dark red due to untreated, acidic water discharged by a previous mining operation. Barrick's state-of-the-art water treatment plant now treats all water from the mine site to international standards.

Also, people who live in communities around the mine have been invited to participate in the mine's environmental monitoring program.


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Keywords: Environment & Climate Change | Barrick's Pueblo Viejo gold mine | Dominican Republic's Margajita River | Energy | Environment & Climate Change | barrick beyond borders | csr | sustainability | water

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