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fawr moh suh

  • n  an island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
News & Articles

  • Partial cleanup of abandoned Douglas County copper mine estimated at $5 million
    The now-defunct Formosa Mine near Riddle is leaching toxic metals into a tributary of the Umpqua River.
    June 13, 2013 - The Oregonian
  • Mining cleanup to cost millions
    Taxpayers will have to spend from $5.6 million to $13 million to partially clean up a defunct mining company’s abandoned mess at the Formosa Mine on Silver Butte in Douglas County, according to a new review by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Besides leaving massive piles of polluted waste rock, …
    June 13, 2013 - The Register-Guard
  • Big tab for cleaning up big mine mess in Douglas County
    Taxpayers will have to spend from $5.6 million to $13 million to partially clean up a defunct mining company’s abandoned mess at the Formosa Mine on Silver Butte in Douglas County, according to a new review by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Besides leaving massive piles of polluted waste rock, …
    June 12, 2013 - The Register-Guard
Quotes

  • Annette Lu in Taipei Times
    According to the treaty, Japan renounces all right, title and claim to Formosa [Taiwan] and the Pescadores,Lu said.
  • Harry Truman in Taipei Times
    Most importantly, in a statement on the same day, Truman said that "The determination of the future status of Formosa must await the restoration of security in the Pacific, a peace settlement with Japan, or consideration by the United Nations."
  • Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Reuters
    I strongly believe that by increasing mutual understanding and greater dialogue, as the Formosa Foundation does so well, we can make even greater progress towards building democracy in Taiwan and around the globe,stated Congresswoman...

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