Kakadu set for tourism boost – but what about that mine?

The decommissioned Ranger Uranium mine, in Kakadu National Park, needs to be returned to pristine landscape in the next 6 years

After 40 years Ranger Uranium Mine is preparing to completely close operations and begin the task of remediating the landscape. Their deadline is 2026 but Mirrar traditional owners are concerned that the company  may not be able to meet that date, leaving  them with a liability. With this week’s boost of 276 million dollars  to refresh Kakadu National Park they say its more important than ever to address the issue and make sure the mining company is held to its promise regardless of how long it takes.

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