Yeelirrie appeal dismissed

WESTERN Australia’s Court of Appeal has dismissed an application to nullify the state environmental approval for Canadian miner Cameco’s highly controversial Yeelirrie uranium project, 420km north-west of Kalgoorlie, over the potential for mass extinctions of several unique species.

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Traditional owners, and representatives from the EDO and CCWA.

Approval for Yeelirrie in WA's northern Goldfields was granted by then environment minister Albert Jacob in the dying days of the Barnett Liberal government, despite the recommendations of the WA

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