US judge permits works on Lithium America’s Thacker Pass amid ecology concerns
Published: Monday, 26 July 2021
A United States federal judge ruled that a Canadian miner Lithium Americas may conduct excavations at its Thacker Pass lithium mine site in Nevada, USA, despite environmentalists’ request to pause operations.
Judge Miranda Du, of a federal court in Reno, Nevada, denied
plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction on
Friday, July 23, according to a court database
pacermonitor.com. If passed, the motion could have paused
operations at the site.
Plaintiffs include a US environmental non-profit
organisation Western Watersheds Project. They...