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18 Jan 2024

Norway Greenlights Dumping Mining Waste in Fjords

The government of Norway has permitted Nordic Mining [to dump 170 million tonnes](https://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/jan/12/norway-to-allow-mining-waste-to-be-dumped-in-fjords) of waste in Forde fjord after long legal battle. Environmentalists opposed and lost, ordered to pay £110,000 legal costs. Norway's decision aligns it with Papua New Guinea and Turkey, countries still allowing new marine waste disposal licenses.