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NZ government to weaken laws to allow seabed mining

Law change could influence decisions on destructive seabed mining

Green Party | Scoop | 25 August 2016

The National Government’s proposed changes to the law governing seabed mining could make it easier for Trans-Tasman Resources to carry out destructive seabed mining off the South Taranaki coast, the Green Party said today. 243 more words

Environmental Impact

One million sign petition against Nautilus and Solwara 1

Over one million people have signed a global petition opposing Nautilus Minerals’ plans for experimental seabed mining in Papua New Guinea and the number is still rising. 915 more words

Papua New Guinea

NZ communities vow to fight seabed mining – again

KASM | Scoop | 24 August 2016

Coastal communities are preparing to fight a new application to mine the seabed, lodged with the Environmental Protection Agency yesterday, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining said today. 280 more words

Environmental Impact

Frieda Mine Road Construction a Threat to Upper Sepik Environment

William H. Townsend, Ph.D., P.E.

It is clear that constructing the Frieda Mine Access Road from Nikie to Kubkain by way of Yabatawe in East Sepik Province will have major impact on the forest along the road, which runs through several Sanio-Hiyewe communities. 314 more words

Papua New Guinea

PNG warns Momis over Bougainville share row

Radio New Zealand | 22 August 2016

The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has warned Bougainville’s John Momis not to play politics over Bougainville Copper Limited shares. 203 more words

Papua New Guinea

Calls to halt Australia’s McArthur River mine operations over safety and remediation concerns

Report demands mining stop until it can be determined how and at what cost the operation can be made safe

Michael Slezak |The Guardian | 21 August 2016… 648 more words

Environmental Impact

Miringtoro slams Momis over Rio share transfer reaction

MINISTER MIRINGTORO RESPONDS TO THE ATTACKS ON THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT BY PRESIDENT MOMIS OVER THE TRANSFER TO THE LANDOWNERS OF RIO TINTO’S BCL SHARES

Jimmy Miringtoro MP | 21 August 2016… 1,171 more words

Papua New Guinea