Ben Lomond EPO

ELEVATED levels of arsenic, lead and uranium detected at the moth-balled Ben Lomond uranium mine has led to Uranium Mineral Ventures receiving an Environmental Protection Order to further safeguard against any further release of contaminants at the non-operational mine in north Queensland.

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The Ben Lomond mine entrance as it was left in 1984

Queensland Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said that based on sampling and investigations undertaken by the company and the department, the geology of the area was naturally mineralised and

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