Press Release – Campaign to Keep the Rivers Alive Taken to Communities

Release Date: February 3, 2018

The press release details our campaign “Keep the Rivers Alive,” which aims to protect Guyana’s rivers from mining pollution1. It highlights a training workshop in Kamarang for monitoring water quality and emphasizes the need for urgent action at community and national levels to combat the effects of mining. The release criticizes the influence of vested interests in gold mining on environmental regulations and advocates for enforceable environmental standards for all mining operations. It also calls for collaborative efforts to restructure the mining sector in line with economic and environmental standards, warning of the environmental injustice perpetrated on Guyana’s rivers without such commitment.
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