Disused Mine May Pollute River

There are fears that rising water levels at a disused mine in Cornwall could pollute a river.

The Environment Agency is monitoring the situation at Wheal Jane, an abandoned mine near Baldhu.

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Rate of water level 'under control'

The rising water levels at the disused Wheal Jane mine in Cornwall have been brought under control.

An additional pump from the fire service has helped control levels.

It was feared untreated water could pollute a nearby river if levels continued to rise.

Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy has the latest:

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