EPA in Rum Jungle return

A DRAFT environmental impact statement has been lodged to further rehabilitate the former Rum Jungle mine site, an abandoned uranium mine in the Northern Territory established in 1952 to support the US and UK nuclear weapons programs.

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The Rum Jungle mine contaminated the environment

Opening in 1954 under federal government and Australian Atomic Energy Commission-ownership, Rum Jungle produced 3530 tonnes of uranium oxide and 20,000 tonnes of copper concentrate between 1954 and