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October 27, 2021

Deep Sea Mining Activists still await Government’s response

Deep Sea Mining Activists and concerned groups are still awaiting a response from Prime Minister on environmental impact data.

The wait follows a petition containing twenty four thousand signatures was handed tothe government in October last year.

The Solwara one project is a unique project; deep sea mining has never been tested anywhere else inthe world. That’s why concerned individuals and groups are lobbyingthPNG Government to considerthe environmental impacts.

  • The full environmental impact study.
  • The 2009 independent review ofthe Oceanic graphic aspects (Be Cardno Lawsn Treloar Pty Ltd.
  • Any therIndependent reviews ofthe EIS commissioned by DEC.
  • Conditions ofthe Solwara 1 permit’s issued to Nautilus by DEC.
  • Draft environmental management plan for Solwara 1.
  • Deep sea mining campaigner Patrick Kaiku saysthe government has not responded totheir letter.

    Oro Governor Gary Juffa spoke strongly against deep sea mining.

    Deep Sea Miner Nautilus Minerals on numerous media reports has stated that no Environmental damage will occur.

    Meredith Kuusa, National EMTV News


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