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6 Miners are trapped, and have been since August 6, 2007. It is known that underground rescue can not be completed as the mine is far too unstable.
On August 21, the officials have stated they will stop rescue and recovery attempts shortly. This is unacceptable as the mine will be sealed, and the men with it.
October 4, 2000
The mine is against the wishes of the traditional owners, the Mirrar Gundjehmi.
Jabiluka mine makes Kakadu a dumping ground for 20 million tonnes of radioactive waste. Uranium from Jabiluka feeds the nuclear fuel cycle worldwide: an industry increasingly recognised as unsafe and uneconomical.
The European Parliament and the Australian Senate have formally condemned the proposal. Kakadu IS a World Heritage Area.