NORI is pleased to provide updates to stakeholders on the progress of our project and on news in our community.
NORI Offshore Engineering Update, June 2022: Watch webinar
Designing an Ecosystem-Based Environmental Monitoring and Management Plan for Deep-Sea Nodule Collection, October 2022: Watch webinar
1 November 2022 – Presented at the side event at the ISA Council 27th session Part III in Kingston, Jamaica
2 November 2022 – Presented at the side event at the ISA Council 27th session Part III in Kingston, Jamaica
SIA Scoping Consultation – Comment period now open
CALL FOR COMMENTS: Scoping Document for NORI-D Social Impact Assessment (SIA)
PURPOSE: SEEKING COMMENTS TO INFORM THE DESIGN OF THE NORI-D PROJECT SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT TERMS OF REFERENCE
Nauru Ocean Resources Inc. (NORI) is developing the NORI-D deep-sea polymetallic nodule collection project (the Project) located in international waters, in the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) of the Pacific Ocean. These nodules contain high concentrations of nickel, manganese, cobalt, and copper. NORI’s license area is ranked as having the largest undeveloped nickel deposit in the world.
An SIA Scoping Document for the Project is available for viewing here.Stakeholders are invited to review the document and provide comments by January 29, 2023. These comments will inform the Terms of Reference for the Project’s planned Social Impact Assessment (SIA) study.
NORI plans to host an informational webinar about the SIA scoping process on or about 8 January 2023.
The printable stakeholder comment template is available here and digital submissions can be submitted below in the form provided.
View/Download scoping document: Download here
Responses should be submitted by 29 January 2023
Subject line for email submissions:
NORI-D Social Impact Assessment (SIA) SCOPING CONSULTATION
Submission File formats:
Word, PDF, or digital survey (available below)