Resisting gold mining activity at Mount Tumpang Pitu

by EM News April 09, 2019
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In July 2018, EngageMedia had the opportunity to join one of WALHI Jatim's initiatives involving the residents of the coastal village in Banyuwangi, a regency located at the easternmost region of Java. They are protesting the massive mineral exploitation of a gold mine in Mt. Tempting Pitu, which was claimed to be environmentally-friendly, but was discovered to have been using the Heap Leaching method which poses a very high risk of damaging environment and the families residing near the mine. EngageMedia talked to a number of activists to learn more.

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