Police Extend Detention of Newmont Executives
November 2004 by Associated PressFive executives from the American mining giant Newmont will continue to be jailed while facing pollution charges in Indonesia, police said, despite test results that show “normal” mercury levels near a former gold mine.
• Changes to influential House committees
• Supreme Court may review ESA
• Suit filed to block Kensington
• Exploration incentive proposed in Wyoming
• Montana bill LC1058
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