The Report on the Mine
Based on the findings of EnviroSearch, the Overseas Private Investment Corp. canceled Freeport's risk insurance
In 1994, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation commissioned EnviroSearch International to review Freeport's Grasberg mine and its environmental effects. When it received the report, OPIC canceled the $100 million risk insurance policy it held on the mine. In 1999, The Austin Chronicle
successfully sued for the release of the report under the Freedom of Information Act. This online version is the first publication of the report in its entirety.
Download a pdf of the EnviroSearch report.
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