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 Returns Pig-Nosed Turtles To Natural Habitat
March 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan, through its affiliate company PT Freeport Indonesia, recently released 1,600 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 to be...
Mar 11, 2014 7:00 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan’s Cerro Verde Mine in Peru Nominated for WHC Award
Feb. 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s Cerro Verde mine recently was one of four nominees for the Wildlife Habitat Council’s prestigious Corporate Habitat of the Year Award. Nominees for the award represent those companies with outstanding WHC Wildlife at Work programs. These voluntary programs, certified by the WHC, aim to create, conserve and restore wildlife habitat...
Feb 11, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold receives Award of Excellence for Environmental Stewardship and Wildlife Management
February 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Arizona Game and Fish Commission recently awarded Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold its Award of Excellence for environmental stewardship and wildlife management, specifically noting Freeport-McMoRan’s Mexican Free-tail bat habitat conservation efforts in Morenci, AZ. Freeport-McMoRan was presented the award which recognizes individuals and...
Feb 26, 2013 10:00 AM ET
PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold company, has success with its Biodiesel Project
February 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia inaugurated their biodiesel fueling station, which processes used cooking oil from the mess halls, cafeterias and homes in and near the mining operations in Papua, Indonesia. The fueling station currently serves light vehicles and the target is that heavy equipment will also utilize the biodiesel fuel. Biodiesel production at PT...
Feb 19, 2013 10:00 AM ET
Wildlife Habitat Council Recognizes Freeport-McMoRan with two Environmental Excellence Awards
January 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Wildlife Habitat Council recently recognized Freeport-McMoRan with two awards for excellence in wildlife habitat enhancement, restoration, and community outreach and education efforts. The Company received the Council’s highest honor – the prestigious William W. Howard Conservation Education and Outreach Award, which recognized the entire Freeport-...
Jan 15, 2013 10:00 AM ET