Energy Resources Australia expected to be granted more time to rehabilitate former uranium mine in Kakadu – ABC News

The federal government has introduced a bill to allow a mining operator more time to rehabilitate a decommissioned uranium mine near Kakadu National Park.

Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) — a subsidiary of mining giant Rio Tinto — shut down production at its Ranger uranium mine in January last year after 40 years of operation.  

It has since been working to return the mine site to its original state, but the clean-up effort has become increasingly expensive and drawn out.

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