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Warning issued for contamination at Qld uranium mine

Queensland’s environment department has issued an Environmental Protection Order (EPO) to Uranium Mineral Ventures Inc for elevated levels of contaminants at it’s Ben Lomond Uranium Mine...

Tougher groundwater extraction laws proposed

Resource companies wanting to take groundwater for mining activities will be subject to tougher assessment of environmental impacts under proposed new laws. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles, who...

Healthy waterways in Fitzroy catchment

The collective efforts of the resources and agricultural sectors to maintain healthy waterways in the Fitzroy catchment has achieved a good result for a second consecutive year. Queensland Resources...

Tadpoles pick up toxics from Queensland coal mines

By Brian Bienkowski Environmental Health News Tadpoles exposed to coal mine wastewater in Queensland had delayed development, hyperactivity and ended up full of toxic metals in their tails and...

Landholders object to Boggabri coal mine water grab

Landholders around Maules Creek and Harparary areas will today lodge objections to a proposal by Idemitsu to construct a new borefield to supply water to its Boggabri coal mine, after the miner found...

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