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Ministry of Environment urged to reject phosphate mining plan

by editor1 / Oct 01, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism is once again being urged to reject a plan for marine phosphate mining.

Tourism ministry to pronounce itself on marine phosphate mining on Thursday

by editor1 / Jun 18, 2018 / 0 comments

The decision whether to allow for marine phosphate mining in Namibia or not, will be made on Thursday by Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta.

Effect of fishing trawlers incomparable to marine phosphate mining

by editor / Dec 10, 2016 / 0 comments

Marine biologist Bronwen Currie says the effect of fishing trawlers on the environment is incomparable to marine phosphate mining.

No laws were changed to make the phosphate mining project possible-Environmentalist Chris Brown

by editor / Nov 17, 2016 / 0 comments
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Travel News Namibia

Environmentalist Chris Brown says he doubts that other consultants doing the Environmental Impact Assessment study on proposed seabed phosphate mining would have reached a different conclusion. Ministry of Environment issued an environmental clearance certificate to Namibia Marine Phosphate's (NMP) based on an environmental consultant's advice.

Outcry over phosphate mining will not impact Namibia's bid to host the Africa regional headquarters-Pohamba Shifeta

by editor / Nov 16, 2016 / 0 comments

The Environment and Tourism Minister believes the current public outcry over possible offshore phosphate mining will not impact Namibia's bid to host the Africa regional headquarters for the Green Climate Fund.

NAFAU and activists plead with govt not to approve phosphate mining

by editor / Nov 11, 2016 / 0 comments

The Namibian Food and Allied Workers Union and marine wildlife activists have called on Government not to approve phosphate mining, as it will destroy the thriving fishing sector.

Govt to abide by High Court ruling regarding phosphate mining

by editor / Nov 11, 2016 / 0 comments

Government will abide by the ruling of the High Court on whether plans to extract phosphate offshore Namibia will proceed or not.

The court to decide the outcome of the Namibian Phosphate Mining dispute-AG

by editor / Nov 10, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Namibian

The Attorney-General of Namibia says the Government has decided to allow the court to decide the outcome of the Namibian Phosphate Mining dispute. Attorney General Sakeus Shanghala said in a press release that this was the reason why the Special Cabinet Session on the Phosphate mining dispute, which was due to convene this week, was cancelled.

NAFAU and marine wildlife activists call on Government not to approve phosphate mining

by editor / Nov 10, 2016 / 0 comments

The Namibian Food and Allied Workers Union and marine wildlife activists have called on Government not to approve phosphate mining, as it will destroy the thriving fishing sector.

Shifeta U-turns on Environmental Clearance Certificate

by editor / Nov 02, 2016 / 0 comments

The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta has set aside a controversial Environmental Clearance Certificate, granted to the Namibian Marine Phosphate company in September.

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