Pollution a 10-year-old issue but company did nothing to stop it, says legal firm Leigh Day

A bird flies by the Vedanta office building in Mumbai

Scores of Native American demonstrators protested at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday against a proposed $6 billion copper mine in Arizona at a site that members of the Apache tribe say is sacred.

LIMA, Peru—Widespread protests in Peru’s southern province of Arequipa against a proposed copper mine on Wednesday left one dead and many more wounded, police said, as opponents say they will keep

Chile's supreme court has halted the development of a gold and copper mine owned by the Canadian conglomerate, Goldcorp, until indigenous communities are consulted.

A survey of Bougainville villagers has revealed strong opposition to the proposed reopening of the mine which was at the centre of the island’s decade-long civil war.

A dam failure that sent billions of gallons of mine waste flowing down a British Columbia creek threatens to put a chill on new mining projects across Canada. The Aug.

The Modi government may revive the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulatory) Bill, which the UPA failed to pass in Parliament during its tenure, paving way for high-tech exploration in new bl

Mine drainage is an important environmental disturbance that affects the chemical and biological components in natural resources. However, little is known about the effects of neutral mine drainage on the soil bacteria community. Here, a high-throughput 16S rDNA pyrosequencing approach was used to evaluate differences in composition, structure, and diversity of bacteria communities in samples from a neutral drainage channel, and soil next to the channel, at the Sossego copper mine in Brazil.

A wastewater leak from a copper mine has contaminated a river and nearby grassland in northwest China's Qinghai Province, government authorities said on Thursday.

Canada's government has blocked the development of a controversial copper and gold mine owned by Taseko Mines Ltd, the second time in just over three years that it has halted the mine plan.