Anger over spillage from nickel plant into PNG's Basamuk Bay

The governor of Madang, Peter Yama, says a slurry spillage from the Ramu nickel mine is the worst environmental disaster in Papua New Guinea.

This came after a spill into a creek turned the sea red which is a threat to marine life as well as local villagers.

The Post Courier reported Mr Yama has called on the government to immediately close down the Chinese government-owned and operated Ramu nickel project because of its poor environmental record.

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