DoE finds £8 million to counter mine pollution

The Department of the Environment (DoE) has approved an £8 million scheme to treat polluted water from the abandoned Wheal Jane tin mine in Cornwall. The move, which appears to have been prompted by the threat of legal action from the European Commission, is its first concession to repeated calls by the National Rivers Authority (NRA) for funding to tackle pollution from abandoned mines and contaminated land.

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