Deputy Minister of Mines, Guillermo Shinno said that to date the application to amend the environmental impact study submitted by the mining company Candente Cooper for the resumption of exploration in the Andean district of Canaris region is evaluated Lambayeque.
He said that in two or three months, the Ministry of Energy and Mines will issue a ruling on the request which is based on the change of the exploration areas while adding new spaces.
"The demand assessment six months and I believe that in two or three months will be set if the EIS is approved to resume explorations. So far they have met the requirements, contrary case we had returned the file to the company, "he said.
As for the rejection of mining activity by a faction of the Community of St. John Canaris, urged them to remain calm, but do resume their protests peacefully. Bureau for Cañaris
With the presence of the Deputy Minister, Guillermo Shinno today was adjourned by the Bureau of Labor Cañaris Development, formed more than a year after the socio-environmental conflict unleashed mining in that locality.
The official said that as a result of the work of representatives of various portfolios of the Executive, regional officials and some communities, the 2015 projects 88 million soles run.
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