Efectos jurídicos de prohibir minería en ecosistemas de páramos con títulos mineros preexistentes
Suárez Engativá, Diana Catalina
Following the environmental impact that mining activities on biodiversity and natural resources, the Colombian legal system subtracted from this activity, areas of special ecological and environmental importance, that could potentially deteriorate in full. However, while it is clear the importance of protecting these areas of mining activity, the fact is that at present a large percentage of these areas that overlap with mining licenses are presented. Circumstances leading to entering voltage constitutional interests protected; on the one hand, the general interest of protecting the environment and natural resources and on the other, the public interest in developing mining. Consequently, it is necessary to analyze constitutional principles and values for each voltage interests, in order to find a solution in which there is not known any of them absolute way. In this regard, it will acknowledge the principle of sustainable development, which can provide a solution to the constitutional interests. According to the above, through this research, it seeks to describe and analyze the consequences in the legal field, generated by prohibiting mining in areas over which the State had authorized the execution of exploration activities and / or prior to mining regulatory change. Given this, the scenarios in which you can find a concession contract, upon entry into force prohibitive law on moorland ecosystems will be presented. Specifically, the situation of the mining titles that have environmental permits, mining rights that are at the exploration stage and titles having finished the exploration stage its environmental license is being processed will be analyzed.