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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Indonesia opens protected rainforests to mining and other developments

Indonesia opens protected rainforests to mining and other developments

Date : 16th March 2010, Source : Mongabay



Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has issued new regulations, which will allow underground mining in protected areas, according to the Jakarta Post. The new rules will also allow power plants, renewable energy, and transportation such as toll roads in protected forests.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0316-hance_indonesia_mining.html





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