Unfinished Business: Rehabilitating the Ranger uranium mine

The environmental challenges facing the rehabilitation of the Ranger uranium mine and the Ranger Project Area are profound. Mine site rehabilitation is notoriously difficult, but rehabilitating a heavily impacted decades-old uranium mine in the Wet-Dry tropics to a similar standard as the Kakadu National Park World Heritage area raises the stakes higher again. In fact, there is no comparator: no-one has ever tried this before.

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