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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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Board rejects EIA [environmental impact assessment] report on potash mine - Villagers against mining project [Thailand]

Author: Preeyanat Phanayanggoor Surasak Glahan, Bangkok Post, Published on: 24 January 2006

The National Environment Board has rejected the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on a controversial potash mine in Udon Thani and ordered the firm investing in the project to add more information on environmental and social impacts that the multi-billion-baht underground mine operations could cause... [The] mining company, Asia Pacific Potash Corporation (APPC) [part of Asia Pacific Resources], threatened to sue the government if the project is not approved within two years time, as it has already invested heavily in the mining project.

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Related companies: Asia Pacific Resources