Chatham Rock Phosphate submits closing statement to EPA hearing
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
A result is expected from the decision-making committee for Chatham Rock Phosphate’s contentious offshore dredging mining project within weeks. In a final statement to the EPA committee, the company outlined its repudiation of claimed environmental concerns primarily put forward by Greenpeace and the Deepwater Group.
New Zealand-based Chatham Rock Phosphate
Ltd. (CRP) today submitted a closing statement to the
Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) of New
Zealand’s decision making committee (DMC),
detailing its dismissal of environmental concerns, and
highlighting the potential benefits of the project to the
country based on its own investigation.