National Park created in area where Barrick Gold wanted to install tailings storage

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President Luis Abinader issued Decree 659-22, that creates the Loma Los Siete Picos National Park in the Sierra de Yamasá, in the provinces of Santo Domingo, Monte Plata, San Cristóbal and Monseñor Nouel, under category II of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).



According to the decree, the park area is created to protect the ecosystem, the water sources that guarantee the water supply for 48% of the Dominican population, and the biological and landscape diversity in the Loma Los Siete Picos area.



“Loma Los Siete Picos is the highest in the Sierra de Yamasá and is surrounded by a mountain range composed of Loma Alto de la Paloma, Loma Piedroso, Loma Rancho de Yagua, Loma El Pilan, Loma Palo Bonito, Loma Albertino, Loma Mariana Chica, Loma El Quemado, Loma Los Jobos de Matúa, Loma de Galán, Loma de Machito and Loma de Machito, Loma de Machito and...

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JD Jones

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Indeed, All one has to do is look at the area in Google Earth to see the incredible amount of damage they have already done.
 

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Indeed, All one has to do is look at the area in Google Earth to see the incredible amount of damage they have already done.
Yep.
I have been telling Dominicans for years that this country aint poor, it's just been (raped, pillaged and sh*t on) extremely mismanaged