Reference documents

The Jabiluka Project: Environmental Issues that Threaten Kakadu National Park: Submission to UNESCO World Heritage Committee Delegation to Australia

Topics: Supervising Scientist UNESCO Mirarr cultural heritage mine waste rainfall evaporation environmental issues environmental impact study catchment areas contamination water management

Publish Date: 22nd June 1998

Outline of the environmental issues posed by mining at Jabiluka to the Kakadu World Heritage Site, concluding that the Environmental Impact Statement for Jabiluka is flawed, that the mill at Jabiluka would need it's own survey, that the EIS ignores the cultural values of the area and that the water management plan for the site is flawed. Concerned mainly with water management. 

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