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Peru Copper Mining Endangers Water Supply

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Peru is one of the world's largest copper miners.While the decline in the price of metals has slowed the industry, mining still has a profound effect on communities in Peru . Kelin Hall is a student at the University of Chicago .  She received a Human Rights internship from the U of C to study corruption and human rights violations of copper companies in southern Peru

 

While she was in Peru last summer Kelin worked with the environmental and labor rights organization Associacion Civil Labor to do her research.

Kelin Hall told us how she got interested in mining issues in Peru .

 

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