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it was only 30 tonnes.
THESE photographs show a once-pristine harbour being polluted by a huge mining operation.
The alumina hydrate being washed into Melville Bay at Gove contains caustic soda, which can cause severe burns.
A whistleblower at the Alcan mine told the Northern Territory News that a series of photos of contamination had been taken.
Some were snapped a few months ago and others in 2007.
Mine workers said pollution of the harbour was common.