Environmental lawsuit on the cards for Ramu over tailing spill

THE Madang Provincial government looks set to file a lawsuit against the owner of Ramu Nico for allegedly mismanaging its tailing disposals as an expert lab test finds “alarming” levels of toxic chemicals in the Basamuk Bay following the August tailing spill.

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Lab report finds “alarming” levels of heavy metal contamination.

Ramu Nico's nickel processing plant spilled an estimated 200,000 litres of toxic slurry into the bay, turning the water bright red and staining the shore.