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Bishop urges a stop of manganese mining in W. Timor

  • Yemris Fointuna

    The Jakarta Post

Kefamenanu | Sat, April 16 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM Atambua Bishop Mgr. Dominikus Saku Pr. called on manganese miners in West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), to immediately halt their activities and urged the government not to process more than 400 license proposals submitted by investors for mining activities.

“The cash that the people directly receive from mining activities is not comparable to the damage to the environment that the [mi...