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Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

Sustainable development means meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Freeport-McMoRan's approach to sustainable development combines three essential elements: continued economic success, building local community capacity and societal trust through stakeholder engagement, and improving environmental performance. Environment & Ecology highlights news and stories of the company’s work to be compliant with laws and regulations and to minimize environmental impacts.

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PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, provides relief to region battling smoke from forest fires
Since mid-October, the archipelago of Indonesia has been under a haze of smoke from fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. Mimika Regency in Papua, located east of where the fires rage, has smog thick enough to close the local airport. In response to the smoke and haze damage, PT Freeport Indonesia has provided 6 tons of food as well as supplies for response teams dealing...
Nov 10, 2015 8:15 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan’s El Paso Operations Receives Environmental Excellence Award
September 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Freeport-McMoRan El Paso copper refinery and copper rod plant is located in El Paso, Texas. For the second year in a row, the El Paso operations received a Certificate of Excellence from El Paso Water Utilities for its handling of wastewater. This is the sixth time the operations have received the award since the award program began in 2002....
Sep 8, 2015 9:25 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan’s Henderson Mine Receives Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partners in the Outdoors Award
July 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s Henderson operations recently received the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partners in the Outdoors award for its role in helping to establish a wildlife area consisting of nearly 200 acres surrounding Urad Lake, located just south of the Henderson Mine on company land in Colorado. Urad Lake is part of a reservoir system in Woods Creek...
Jul 7, 2015 1:10 PM ET
PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Publishes Biodiversity Books
June 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Three books focusing on the biodiversity of the Mimika Regency in Papua have been published. The first book is Mangrove Estuary Shrimps of the Mimika Region, the second is Field Guide to Frogs of the Mimika Region, and the third is A Guide to the Birds of the Mimika Region. The three volumes complete a 10-book series on biodiversity that...
Jun 2, 2015 3:25 PM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Returns Thousands of Pig-Nosed Turtles to Natural Habitat
May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan, through its affiliate company PT Freeport Indonesia, recently released 6,350 pig-nosed turtles into their natural habitat in Papua, Indonesia. Carettochelys insculpta, also called the Fly River turtle, is found in rivers in Papua. It has a distinctive snout-like nose and webbed feet. The turtles are often smuggled out of the country...
May 5, 2015 4:15 PM ET