Fact Sheets in topic: Coal Mining

BHP Billiton’s IndoMet Project: Digging Deep into the Heart of Borneo

For centuries, the indigenous Dayak peoples of Indonesian Borneo lived from the abundant forests and rivers that blanketed the region. Now BHP Billiton is planning to build a series of massive coal mines that would destroy primary rainforest, deprive indigenous peoples of their customary land, and pollute water sources relied on by up to 1 million people.