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Background Briefing - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.

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Glencore's acid test

February 13th, 2016

Episode 111 of 151 episodes

To build the McArthur River mine they had to move a mighty river. Then the waste dump spontaneously ignited. Belatedly the federal government realised protected species were at risk. Jane Bardon investigates how the mine got into so much trouble.

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