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Article

24 Oct 2005

Author:
ABC News [Australian Broadcasting Corporation]

Alcoa plays down refinery protest [Australia]

Yarloop residents who claim emissions from Alcoa's Wagerup refinery are affecting their health say they are determined to keep up public pressure on the company. About 30 people protested yesterday during a public open day at the alumina refinery in south-west Western Australia, waving placards and wearing dust masks...The Alcoa Wagerup Refinery manager Bill Knight says the protesters represent a minority view...