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Radio Interview with Marlie Rota EO RCL, Fiji - Banaba Island rehabilitation plan

PACIFIC BEAT ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated 14 June 2012, 11:10 AEST

The Rabi Council of Leaders has denied there are plans to re-open phosphate mining on Banaba Island in Kiribati.

 
Row erupts over Banaba Island rehabilitation plan (Credit: ABC)

Some landowners on the island believe the Fiji-based Council is supporting a bid to recommence mining as part of a rehabilitation program.

But the Executive Director of the Rabi Council of Leaders, Marlie Rota says Banaba Rehabilitation Program does not involve mining but will return the island to its pre-mining state.

Presenter:Brian Abbott

Speaker: Marlie Rota, Executive Director of the Rabi Council of Leaders

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