Court rules in favour of Indigenous owners, who have long questioned whether mining giant provided enough to fully rehabilitate the lead and zinc mine

A Northern Territory court has ruled the amount of money mining giant Glencore gave to the state government as a security bond for its McArthur River mine must be revealed, after a lengthy court battle brought by traditional owners.

The NT civil administrations tribunal has ruled in favour of Borroloola resident Jacky Green, who had long questioned whether Glencore had provided enough to fully rehabilitate the controversial lead and zinc mine.

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