Colombian town turns down $35B gold mine – prefers a clean environment

A small Colombian town just rejected a $35 billion gold mine project. Around 98 percent of the residents in Cajamarca said no to the mine due to concerns over the environment and water pollution – and Colombian Mining Minister German Arce doesn’t seem too happy.

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