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Freeport's damage in West Papua is "serious"

Published by MAC on 2006-01-26


Freeport's damage in West Papua is "serious"

26th January 2006

Last week, Indonesia's Environment Minister condemned the growing environmental damage caused by the world's biggest mine - Grasberg in West Papua, operated by Freeport.

At the same time, JATAM issued a statement, not only spotlighting this company's derelictions, but also criticising many other mining ventures.

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