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Pursuant to the Police Act, The Governor has decided to ban traffic in an area on the mountain, Platåberget, due to the finding of a grenade. The area is about 440 meters west of the northernmost cairn on Platåberget.
The winter season has started and we ask everyone traveling in the field to follow Feltloggen and to contribute with information.
The report PCB on Svalbard describes the occurrence of PCB, and the measures taken to remove local sources of the contaminants. The report has now been translated into English
The management plan for Eastern Svalbard has been prepared in consultation with interested parties. The technical basis has been presented to key bodies within polar research. The report is now being presented for consultation comments. The deadline for consultation comments is 10 October 2012.
The public prosecutor’s office in Troms and Finnmark maintains the Governor’s decision to dismiss the case after the polar bear attack in August last year. The investigation after the accident at Von Postbreen where a 17-year –old British boy was killed by a polar bear was dismissed as no criminal offence. The boy’s parents have complained about the ruling, but their complaint was not sustained.