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Poor governance endangers coal’s sustainability future

If production rate maintained, Indonesia coal reserves to deplete in 29 years More coal should be allocated for domestic use than for exports The…

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Gov´t Must Stop Giving Privileges to PT Freeport Indonesia

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – Research and Advocacy Institute for Global Justice (IGJ) Coordinator, Budi Afandi, said the government must stop giving special…

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Coal miners owe the Indonesian government hundreds of millions of dollars

After policies of decentralization gave regional governments more control over the mining sector, the number of permits issued exploded. A…

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Royalties vs Refunds

  TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - When the deputy chairman of the House of Representatives' (DPR) budget council, Said Abdullah struck the gavel at a…

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Activists Apply for Judicial Review of Relaxation of Mineral Export Ban

A group consisting of law experts and environmental activists plans to file a request for a judicial review with the Supreme Court against new…

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With deadline passed, govt told to revoke problematic mining permits

Provincial governments have to start revoking the existing non-clean and clear (non-CnC) mineral and coal mining permits (IUP) as the continued…

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Watchdog Urges House to Conclude Oil & Gas Law Revision

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Indonesia, a coalition for transparency and accountability of oil and gas, mining and natural…

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Court Decision to Reject Lawsuit Against BMH Criticized

Activists take a stand: Coalition of Anti Forest Mafia activists display a collection of law and environment reference books that they plan to donate…

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