Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

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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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Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci Mine Receives Wildlife Habitat Council Mammals Award
March 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan recently received the Wildlife Habitat Council Mammals Award for their Bighorn Sheep management program. The award recognizes excellence in corporate conservation in wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration, and conservation education. Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci mine works with Arizona Game and Fish on its Rocky...
Mar 14, 2019 5:45 AM ET
El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Sponsors the First National Atlas of Nesting Birds of Chile
El Abra recently supported the publication of the first National Atlas of Nesting Birds of Chile, a project carried out by the Network of Bird and Wildlife Observers of Chile. The network received more than 675,000 pieces of information about the reproductive habits and distribution of 331 bird species from more than 1,800 volunteers. Chile supports a wide range of breeding and...
Feb 28, 2019 11:40 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Operations Receive Environmental Stewardship Award
February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan Morenci operations recently received the Arizona Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. The award recognizes companies that go above and beyond what is required by law from an environmental perspective. ...
Feb 14, 2019 7:45 AM ET
The Reclamation and Biodiversity Research Center at PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Agricultural Programs in Papua
December 7, 2018 -The Reclamation and Biodiversity Research Center at PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) was established in 1995 as a way to restore the ecological function of the area near the operations known as the tailings deposition area. Tailings are the finely ground mineral rock that remain from the mining process after the economically valuable minerals have been removed from the ore....
Dec 7, 2018 7:05 AM ET
Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Plants Trees for Afforestation Project
Minera Sociedad Cerro Verde distributed 3,000 trees in the Uchumayo District of Peru between 2017 and 2018 as part of its afforestation project. Trees are important, as they absorb carbon dioxide, generate oxygen, and improve the quality of the air along with preventing erosion and degradation of the soil. Trees reduce noise pollution by absorbing the sounds of traffic, sirens and...
Nov 16, 2018 7:45 AM ET

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