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26 November 2019

So. Africa: Nuclear waste storage capacity at Eskom plant raises environmental concerns

Author: Wendell Roelf, Reuters

"Waste storage at Africa's only nuclear plant brimming," 25 November 2019....

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19 November 2019

Zambia: Minister wants tough action against mining company responsible for sulphur dioxide leak incident

Author: Lusaka Times (Zambia)

‘Mines Minister calls for action after 200 pupils were rushed to hospital after inhaling emissions from KCM’ 19 November 2019...

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19 November 2019

Zambia: Vedanta says that it has not had access to cite of ‘sulphur dioxide leak’ incident for 6 months

Author: The Mast (Zambia)

‘Vedanta concerned about sulphur dioxide leak at KCM smelter’ 17 November 2019...

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5 November 2019
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Author: Radio New Zealand

“有争议的PNG矿场重新开放,但当地人不高兴”,2019年10月30日...

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4 November 2019

Kosovo: Roma surviving as informal collectors in struggling waste management system

In February 2019, it was reported that the struggling waste management system in Kosovo, especially prevalent in the largest cities, was not only an environmental threat but affected some of the poorest and most vulnerable in Kosovan society - Roma,...

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30 October 2019

Brazil: Operations at iron mine to resume, contingent on BHP & Vale safeguarding against another fatal dam collapse

Author: Marta Nogueira, Reuters

"Vale, BHP's Samarco gets license to resume operations after dam burst", 25 October 2019...

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30 October 2019

Locals voice concern as Ramu mine reopens after toxic slurry spill

Author: Benjamin Robinson-Drawbridge, Radio New Zealand

"Controversial PNG mine reopens but locals unhappy", 30 October 2019. ...

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29 October 2019

Jordan: Three Egyptian construction workers die on site

Author: Royal News

"Three bodies recovered from under rubble near 8th circle in Amman", 28th of October 2019 ...

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24 October 2019

Laos: One dead, 20 others injured following rock-blasting operation at Chinese-backed cement factory

One died and 20 others were injured following a rock-blasting operation at a Chinese-backed cement factory, Ket Thao Lao Co. Ltd.. Local authorities attributed the accident to the misuse of stockpiled explosives....

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23 October 2019

Solomon Islands: Troubled goldmine to be reconstructed by Chinese-owned developers

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Solomons' gold mine to launch redevelopment", 23 October 2019...

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