Queensland’s toxic mine threatens environmental disaster

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The disused Mount Morgan Goldmine in Queensland has been leaking waste water and heavy metals into the Rockhampton water catchments. Senator Barnaby Joyce is calling on the state government to upgrade facilities to protect people and livestock from potential harmful heavy metals and toxins.

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Friday, April 1 2011
Produced By Sarah Shands
Featured in storySenator Barnaby Joyce, Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water Leader of the Nationals in the senateBernd Lottermoser, Professor of Environmental Geochemistry at the University of TasmaniaStirling Hinchliffe, Queensland's Minister for Employment, Skills and Mining
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