- Condor has completed an environmental impact assessment and has formally submitted an application for an environmental permit to the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in Nicaragua for the construction and operation of an open pit mine, a CIL processing plant and associated infrastructure at La India Project, Nicaragua.

The EIA is a 700 page document which considers the environmental and social impacts of gold production from the La India Open Pit mine plan detailed in the NI 43-101 compliant Pre-Feasibility Study released in December 2014 and the recent Whittle Enterprise Optimisation study as announced on 20 October.

The EIA draws on data from 15 different environmental and social baseline studies, some of which commenced in 2013. In addition to describing the potential impacts of a future commercial mine on the environment, the EIA also contains detailed environmental management plans and social management plans to monitor and control any such impacts.

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