News tagged with antimony

Passion for the natural world clears the waters

A toxic legacy has hung over the picturesque northern NSW coastal hamlet of Urunga for almost 40 years. Although now obscured by dense vegetation, the forest of dead melaleuca trees at the edge of a wetland stands as a sad ...

dateSep 16, 2014 in Environment
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A different kind of mine disaster

The world's largest antimony mine has become the world's largest laboratory for studying the environmental consequences of escaped antimony -- an element whose environmental and biological properties are still largely a mystery.

dateApr 12, 2010 in Environment
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