Chile regulator seeks new sanctions against Barrick's Pascua-Lama

Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:43pm EDT
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SANTIAGO, April 22 (Reuters) - Chile's environmental regulator said on Wednesday it will seek new sanctions against Barrick Gold Corp's massive Pascua-Lama gold and silver project for non-compliance with certain obligations.

The regulator already fined Barrick $16 million in May 2013 for not complying with some of the country's environmental requirements at Pascua-Lama, which is currently suspended. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Chris Reese)