Toxic mine water

17 Feb 2013

Mount Morgan's legacy contaminates the Dee River

The Dee River in Queensland is being killed by toxic water from an old gold mine. Mount Morgan is one of thousands of abandoned and unregulated mine sites, many of which are leaking contaminated ‘legacy water’ into river catchments. Ian Townsend investigates.

Queensland's toxic Dee River reveals national mine waste problem RN Online report by Ian Townsend

Queensland floods: mines discharging waste RN Breakfast report by Ian Townsend

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