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Indonesia pollution charge piles pressure on Freeport

Protracted contract negotiations between the Indonesian government and US-owned mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold over the fate of one of the world’s most profitable mines just got a lot more difficult. With the State Audit Agency (BPK) hitting Freeport last year with a US$13.5 billion bill for environmental damage, the Agriculture and Forestry […]