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June 16, 2021

Mongabay - June 16, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Officials have cast doubts on a government plan that would somehow see Indonesia phase out all its coal-fired power plants while at the same time build mor

June 15, 2021

Mongabay - June 15, 2021

Basten Gokkon, Della Syahni, Jakarta – Human rights and environmental activists have called for an investigation following the sudden death of a top government official in a remote Indo

June 14, 2021

Jakarta Post - June 14, 2021

Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Kate Lamb (Reuters), Jakarta – The police are looking into the death of a politician from North Sulawesi who opposed a gold mining project there, after enviro

June 12, 2021

East Asia Forum - June 12, 2021

Maxensius Tri Sambodo – Indonesia's Balongan refinery, one of six operated by the state-owned oil firm Pertamina, contributes about 12 per cent of Indonesia's petroleum refining capacit

June 11, 2021

Tempo - June 11, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) coordinator, Merah Johansyah Ismail, on Friday urged law enforcers to investigate the death of Sangihe Islands De

June 8, 2021

Reuters - June 8, 2021

Fransiska Nangoy, Toboali, Indonesia – From the shores of Indonesia's Bangka island, miners like Hendra head out by boat every day to scores of crudely built wooden pontoons dotted off

Mongabay - June 8, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia says it will begin retiring coal-fired power plants for good – while still continuing to build more than a hundred new ones, in the latest mixed

June 3, 2021

Deutsche Welle (DW) - June 3, 2021

The China-backed project has been designed so recklessly that it would condemn local villages to a catastrophic fate if approved, engineers say.

May 25, 2021

The Diplomat - May 25, 2021

James Guild – A recent article from Mongabay reports that as of 2023 Indonesia will no longer build new coal-fired power plants.

May 12, 2021

Mongabay - May 12, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia says it will stop building new coal-fired power plants after 2023 to meet its carbon-neutral goals – but the more than 100 plants to be built by

April 22, 2021

Tempo - April 22, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan said on Thursday the government is set to reach the net zero emission goal

April 15, 2021

CNN Indonesia - April 15, 2021

Jakarta – Transparency International (TII) Indonesia says that 40 out of the 90 coal-fired power plant (PLTU) companies in the country have directors or commissioners who have a conflic

April 14, 2021

China Dialogue - April 14, 2021

Adi Renaldi – Over the years, married couple Edi Suriana and Masitah have grown accustomed to the great smokestacks that emit a constant plume of thick smog a few hundred metres from th

Kompas.com - April 14, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – PT Pertamina did not immediately respond to protests by local people about a pungent petrol like smell in the vicinity of the Balongan oil refinery in Indramay

April 9, 2021

Tempo - April 9, 2021

Jakarta – The explosion at Balongan adds to the long list of incidents at Pertamina refineries and depots. Structural changes are necessary to stop this from happening again.

April 1, 2021

Agence France-Presse - April 1, 2021

Jakarta – Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a large blaze at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that had been burning for more than two days after an explosion.

Energy Voice - April 1, 2021

Damon Evans – East Timor is considering building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and converting oil-fired power plants to gas in an effort to slash energy supply costs and

March 30, 2021

Agence France-Presse - March 30, 2021

Jakarta – A thick plume of black smoke rose into the sky as a massive fire at one of Indonesia's biggest oil refineries raged for a second day on Tuesday, as efforts continued to exting

March 29, 2021

Jakarta Globe - March 29, 2021

Dion Bisara, Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – At least people were injured, and hundreds of others had to leave their homes after Pertamina's Balangan refinery, the energy company's fou

Sydney Morning Herald - March 29, 2021

Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – At least 950 people were being evacuated from a nearby village after a massive fire broke out at the Pertamina Balongan Refinery in Indonesia's West Java

March 26, 2021

Tempo - March 26, 2021

Jakarta – The government removed the ash resulting from burning coal in power plants from the category of hazardous and toxic waste.

March 25, 2021

Yale Environment 360 - March 25, 2021

Fred Pearce – Deep in rain-swept forests on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, an environmental and human disaster is looming, at a zinc mine ready for digging in mountains considered th

March 23, 2021

Tempo - March 23, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) confirmed that it had thoroughly reviewed its recommendations on the elimination of coal waste (Fly Ash Bottom Ash or

Mongabay - March 23, 2021

Della Syahni – Environmentalists in Indonesia's South Kalimantan province have emerged victorious after a three-year legal battle against a company that planned to displace thousands of

March 20, 2021

CNN Indonesia - March 20, 2021

Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (JATAM) has accused the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) of becoming a tool of big business over is recommendation that coal waste – fly ash