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Dr Cherie McCullough

BSc, MSc (Hons), PhD, Fellow AusIMM CP(Env), OMCPPA Director/Principal Environmental Scientist

Mines Lakes Consulting


Dr Cherie McCullough is Director of Mine Lakes Consulting with over 25 years research and consultancy experience in consulting and research, focused on environmental management issues. She is an international expert on mine pit lake sustainability, closure planning and rehabilitation and has international expertise with aquatic ecology and geochemistry; particularly in mine closure and mining impacts on waters. Dr McCullough has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific journal and conference proceeding papers, book chapters, Commonwealth and state leading practice and industry guidelines, a book and regular international industry articles on pit lakes, mine closure, aquatic ecology and ecotoxicology. Dr McCullough has also helped develop guidance for mine closure, pit lakes and mine water impacts for Western Australia, South Australia, the Commonwealth of Australia, Papua New Guinea, Canada and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

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