Law 20.551 on Closure of Mining Activities and Installations

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Mining
Country Chile
Year 2011
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 5: Local Effects
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Local impact
RGI Questions 1.3.5b: Are there rules governing rehabilitation and closure of extractive projects?
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Publisher Government of Chile
Author Government of Chile
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Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute