UPDATE: CRP determined to reapply for seabed mining licence as fee stoush looms

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 02 Feb 2016

(Recasts with comment from CRP's Chris Castle) By Pattrick Smellie Feb. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Chatham Rock Phosphate says it intends reapplying for a licence to mine the seabed off the Chatham Rise for phosphate nodules, even as it prepares for court action with the Environmental Protection Authority over disputed fees from its unsuccessful first application. The EPA is within a fortnight of filing affidavits relating to $795,000 of marine resource consent application fees that it claims are owed after it turned down CRP's first applicati...

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