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Malawian NGOs Criticize Paladin Energy’s Decision to Discharge Mine Tailings Into Local River

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Perth-based miner Paladin Energy has come under fire from Malawian civil society organizations and traditional and religious leaders following its decision to discharge water from the tailings dam at its Kayelekera Uranium Mine into the North Rukuru River, an important source of water for residents of the Karonga region.