Chile regulator fines Anglo's Los Bronces over environmental breaches

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Posted: May 05, 2015 2:31 PM

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's environmental regulator said on Tuesday it was fining Anglo American's Los Bronces mine 3.8 billion pesos ($6.24 million) over infractions that include acid drainage at a tailings deposit.

It also ordered the closure of that deposit until "a definitive solution that permits the adequate drainage of acids generated by the project is implemented," it said in a statement.

(Reporting by Rosalba O'Brien; Editing by Dan Grebler)