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Bills Related to Indigenous Communities & Public Consultations
This is part 2 in our series of Bills Pending Discussion in Mexico’s Congress that could impact the mining industry. In part 1 we discussed the 5 bills which introduced changes to
Continue Reading Bills Pending Discussion in Mexico’s Congress that Could Impact the Mining Industry. Part 2.

Mexico’s Congress concluded its legislative year on April 30th, 2019 with 18 bills proposing changes to several laws, including the Mining Law, which could have an impact in how mining operations do business in the coming years. One bill, sponsored
Continue Reading Bills Pending Discussion in Mexico’s Congress that Could Impact the Mining Industry. Part 1.

Mexico’s Secretary of Energy published two Official Mexican Standards related to the transportation and labeling of radioactive materials: NOM-009-NUCL-2017, “Determination and application of the transport index (TI) for radioactive materials and the Criticality Safety Index (CSI) for the transport of
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Mexico’s Supreme Court recently approved judicial precedent in Amparo proceeding 307/2016. In its decision, the Court relied on the precautionary principle to hold that environmental impact assessments are required for any project that may have an adverse environmental impact. This
Continue Reading Mexico’s Supreme Court: Environmental Impact Assessments Required for Projects that May Affect the Environment.

Introduction
Mexico’s Supreme Court recently published the public version of the judicial Amparo proceedings filed by residents of a community against the authorization to construct and operate a mine tailings dam in the northern state of Sonora. The case came
Continue Reading Mexico’s Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Public Consultations for Environmental Permits