Resisting gold mining activity at Mount Tumpang Pitu

by EM News April 09, 2019

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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Duration 03:26
Year produced 2018