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Tarrawonga Coal fined $30k after pollution discharge

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Tarrawonga Coal Pty Ltd $30,000 over alleged pollution of a local creek from uncontained sediment and soil from the mine. The EPA alleges that...

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Origin cops fine over dust emissions

The Environment Protection Authority has fined Origin Energy Eraring Pty Ltd $15,000 over alleged dust emissions from the Eraring Power Station at Lake Macquarie in October last year. EPA Regional...

Bulga coal management has been fined for environmental pollution

Bulga Coal Management fined

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Bulga Coal Management Pty Ltd $15,000 for an alleged pollution discharge into a creek in September this year. The incident was triggered when...

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Wollongong Coal fined $30,000 for water discharge

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Wollongong Coal $30,000 after the company’s Russel Vale coal mine discharged dirty water into Bellambi Gully last December. This fine is one...

NT begins $1b clean-up of legacy mines

The Northern Territory has begun a $1 billion clean-up of legacy mines with plans to attract more mining for northern development. Redbank copper mine, in the Gulf Country, is a legacy mine and has...

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Biodiversity & mining in the Yilgarn region

[hr]Curtin University’s Environmental Biology Group has partnered with Polaris Metals, a subsidiary of Mineral Resources, to develop an understanding of the relationship between biodiversity and the...

Dust Buster: In the Hunter

A cloud of controversy continues to hover over just how much coal dust is being inhaled by the people of the Hunter Valley of New South Wales every time a coal train rumbles past their doors. And...

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CoolMist: Needs on the rise – How do you shape up

Growing concerns over the potential health impact of dust generated by mining activities has seen the New South Wales Environment Protection Agency (EPA) enforce new standards on dust control with...

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