30 Jul 2015

Sakhalin Environment Watch Strikes Legal Gold

Press Release July 28, 2015, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Today in the Sakhalin Provincial Court a hearing was held for an appeal filed by the Vostok-2 gold mining prospector partnership about the Smirnykh District Court’s decision to halt the gold mining operation on the Langeri River (http://ecosakh.ru/index.php/news-eco/item/1447-ekologi-cherez-sud-mogut-zakryt-zolotodobychu-na-reke-langeri). This lawsuit was filed by Sakhalin Environment Watch in February 2015, and on April 23rd the court of original jurisdiction met the lawsuit’s demands in full after six hearings and an