Palmer hits back at dam overflow report

9 News

08 November 2013

Federal MP Clive Palmer says a massive dam storing contaminated water at his Queensland nickel refinery is meeting environmental regulations after claims it is at risk of overflowing.

The Australian newspaper is reporting that a Department of Environment briefing note shows the Queensland Nickel Yabulu Refinery (QNI) near Townsville is operating outside "spill risk" limits due to a failure to increase its capacity. Read more