West Lombok residents resist illegal mine closures

Ispan said illegal mining activities caused severe environmental damage, especially since most miners used mercury and dumped mining waste into rivers that emptied into the sea.

Excerpt from Regency spokesman Ispan Junaidi, The Jakarta Post.

Environmental damage is one thing, but the root problem is actually they perform an ILLEGAL activity.

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