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World Heritage river west of Sydney to receive greater protections under new mine pollution limits

Monday 20th of March 2017 09:39:19 AM



Lower Wollangambe River Canyon

Strict new limits will be imposed on a coal mine west of Sydney which has caused pollution deep within the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.



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