The WA Government has delivered on an election commitment to ban uranium mining, but it will not stop four projects that already had approval from proceeding.
A ban on uranium mining takes effect from today, with the exception of the four projects.
They are Cameco's Kintyre and Yeelirrie projects, Vimy Resources' Mulga Rock project and Toro Energy's Wiluna project.
Toro's Wiluna project was the first to be approved in 2012, while Mulga Rock received approval last year.
Cameco's Yeelirrie mine was initially knocked back by the Environmental Protection Authority due to the threat it...
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