Cattle organs 'contaminated by mining'

2012-12-18 14:42
(Don Emmert, AFP)

(Don Emmert, AFP)

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Mahikeng - A researcher from North West University has found that the internal organs of cattle kept in the area around the Wonderfontein Spruit have been contaminated with uranium and cobalt, Beeld reported on Tuesday.

This proved that the heavy metals bio-accumulated in the grass, Hamman said.

Read more on:    mahikeng  |  environment  |  acid mine water  |  mining  |  pollution  |  water
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