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International expert reviews Environmental Regulations

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International expert reviews Environmental Regulations

The Territory Government engaged international expert Dr Tina Hunter to provide an independent assessment of the draft Petroleum (Environment) Regulations for the Territory onshore gas industry. For a copy of the report visit nt.gov.au.

Federal funding helps next phase of Rum Jungle rehabilitation

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Federal funding helps next phase of Rum Jungle rehabilitation

The recent Federal Budget allocation of $10 million through an extension of the Project Agreement with the Northern Territory Government will allow the continued rehabilitation planning at the former Rum Jungle Uranium mine site.

Baseline weed survey at Goodall Legacy Mine

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Baseline weed survey at Goodall Legacy Mine

The Legacy Mines Unit of the Department of Mines and Energy (DME) awarded a tender to local company EcOz Pty Ltd to conduct a baseline weed survey of the Goodall Legacy Mine site and surrounds.

Release of independent report into bioaccumulation of heavy metals in McArthur River

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Release of independent report into bioaccumulation of heavy metals in McArthur River

The results of an independent review into the bioaccumulation of heavy metals in the McArthur River Mine (MRM) area has confirmed a low risk to human health posed by consumption of fish from the McArthur River system.

Weeds management at Legacy Mines

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Weeds management at Legacy Mines

The Legacy Mines Unit of the Department of Mines and Energy awarded a tender to the Jululikari Council Aboriginal Corporation to conduct a weed survey and subsequent control activities on mining tenements in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory.

Plans to continue clean-up of Rum Jungle legacy mine

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Plans to continue clean-up of Rum Jungle legacy mine

Major work is planned to address the long term environmental legacies at the former Rum Jungle mine site.

Hatches Creek tender awards to Alice Springs company

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Hatches Creek tender awards to Alice Springs company

A tender to supply and install chain link boundary fence at the Pioneer Mine Site, Hatches Creek in Tennant Creek, has been awarded to local company Sonwane Pty Ltd trading as Tangentyere Constructions.

Pets in cyclones

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Pets in cyclones

Resources aimed at keeping animals safe in emergenciesDo you have a plan for keeping your animals safe in an emergency?

National Banana Freckle Eradication Program

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National Banana Freckle Eradication Program

Did you have banana plants removed as part of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program? If you had banana plants removed from your property you are eligible to participate in the sentinel planting program. Sentinel plants are an important step in checking that the Territory has successfully eradicated Banana Freckle.

Prepare your pet for cyclone season

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Prepare your pet for cyclone season

Your animals are your responsibility. It is up to you to plan ahead and prepare for the safety and welfare of your pets.