SOMR’s role to monitor the activities in the valley has not ended.
There are still issues with mining explorations in the catchment and with historical mine sites.
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SOMR Newsletter Dec 2014
Activities Report 2014
For general information about SOMR view the brochure. Brochure SOMR Nov 2014
In the past, the Macleay River catchment has experienced arsenic and antimony contamination from mining and is now in danger of further pollution.
While the recommencement of gold and antimony mining by the Hillgrove Mine is closely watched by the community, extensive explorations in the Halls Peak area are also of great concern. Mineral deposits in that location are rich in copper, lead, zinc and silver. Any mining development at Halls Peak is likely to impact on the Macleay catchment.
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Halls Peak Exploration 12/2014 update