Kakadu: Mirarr people seek clarification as ERA, Rio bicker
Traditional owners of the Ranger and Jabiluka uranium sites inside Kakadu are seeking federal government assurances that their veto powers over further mining and development remain.
Fed court to decide future of nuclear waste dump at Muckaty station
It's eight years since Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory was nominated by the Howard government as its preferred site for storing low and intermediate level nuclear waste. That policy, continued under Labor, has been met with vocal resistance from some traditional owners since its inception.
Muckaty Station nuclear waste dump poison, court hears
A case brought by some elders who say they did not consent to the proposed nuclear waste facility started today with claims that the process used to select Muckaty, 110km north of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory, has been so legally flawed that the decision should be declared invalid.
Kakadu uranium mine given green light after radioactive spill
Recent Uranium Mining news
Green campaigners said the decision was "extraordinary" because it came before the release of a report into the collapse of a leach tank at the mine last December which resulted in the leak of about one million litres of radioactive and acidic slurry.
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