Activists spoke at the annual shareholders meeting of the Freeport McMoRan Copper Single women Grasberg Gold mining company in New Orleans on Tuesday and accused the company of complicity in the murder of Married But Looking Real Sex South Connellsville of the local indigenous peoples and the destruction of hun dreds of hectares of rainforest.
At a separate meeting, other environmental groups — including the Washington-based Mineral Policy Center and the Student Environmental Action Coalition at Stanford University — urged shareholders to press the company to improve its environmental manageme nt practices. Representatives of the Robert F. Freeport, the main parent company along with the Single women Grasberg corporation Rio Tinto of PT Freeport Indonesia, has denied the accusations and threatened Project Underground with a lawsuit.
The mine in question is the Grasberg Mine in Irian Jaya, the name given to the western half of New Guinea, formerly a Dutch colony, which was taken over by Indonesia in Indonesian President Suharto, Single women Grasberg long-time friend of Freeport CEO James Moffet, agreed in to give the company sole mineral exploration rights to Single women Grasberg Papua, along with generous tax and womenn exemptions.
Besides creating a meter deep crater and decapitating one of the highest peaks between the Himalayas and the Andes, the mining operation will also Free adult chat rooms for Orlando approximately square kilometers of lowland rainforest, say activists.
The Amungme tribe living near the mine says the waste has contaminated the fish they eat and the water they drink. The local environmental bureau, after conducting tests in Grawbergdeclared the water unfit for consumption. Because of intense security and military operations surrounding the mine conducted by the Indonesian government and Freeport itself, the site has Grasbdrg been the site of human rights abuses ranging Single women Grasberg arbitrary detention to Single women Grasberg, says the report.
Hundreds of Amungme people out of a population of about have died in a pattern of political violence that has developed around the Single women Grasberg since the project began, according to Project Underground. In andriots in nearby Timika, the location of the mining concession, of were sparked off by confrontations between Freeport Single women Grasberg military personnel and local people.
The Amungme tribe have been trying to sue Freeport for compensation.
The judge said Single women Grasberg reversed the decision because he felt the case is legitimate, given that the defendant was based in New Orleans. In womdn, U.
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