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Protesters against the Lynas Advanced Material Plant (LAMP) operating in Kuantan, Malaysia face bleak days ahead after the Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) granted the controversial plant a Full Operating State Licence (FOSL) after the Temporary Operating Licence (TOL) issued in 2012 expired Tuesday.
BEIJING (AP) — A research group says more than 60 percent of China’s vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, complicating plans by the energy-hungry country to tap the natural gas.
Once again Taiji’s dolphin hunters are readying their nets and sharpening their steel rods for a season of capturing and killing. Pods of dolphins will be corralled into Japan’s most infamous cove, where they will be selected either for sale or slaughter.
An Australian mining activist who joined Malaysians to rally against Lynas Corp. has been banned from entering Malaysia. Sydney-based supporters for Natalie Lowrey said she was detained by customs officials upon arrival in Malaysia. Lowrey is reportedly put on a blacklist at police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur and she was expected
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