Aluminium leaching into Tiwai Pt reserve '440 times' above limit

Aluminium leaching into Tiwai Pt reserve '440 times' above limit
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Brent Melville
Rio Tinto says there is "limited risk" to marine life and no health implications for people who come into contact with water or food sourced from the marine area that surrounds Southland's Tiwai Point.The Australian-listed mining multinational, the majority owner of the New Zealand Aluminium Smelter (NZAS), last week released the findings of an independent report to determine whether discharges from the smelter were having an adverse effect on the coastal reserve.Environment Southland, however, isn't sold on the latest snapsho...

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