Kakadu mine: risk of uranium leakage could be greater than thought

Guardian: The risk of uranium leakage from filtration systems used by facilities such as the Ranger mine in Kakadu could be greater than is currently acknowledged, with new research showing that the hazardous substance is far more mobile than previously thought. A study published in Nature Communications found that seemingly immobile uranium particles "piggybacked' onto iron and organic material and flowed into a stream that joined a wetland in France. The Australian Conservation Foundation said the......

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