they were only against marmato open pit because gcm wanted to move a town on that mountain. there were already artisinal miners there using mercury. aris is only doing underground mining which does not disturb the locals there, but gives them more jobs.

minister of mining being pro-environment does not mean anti-mining. she is against using mercury which gcm does not use. gcm helped clean up all the mercury use by having the artisinal miners as contract workers. segovia mine built a filter press which recycles water, so is not lowering the water table.