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Bylong project could cause river systems to dry up

DOCUMENTS released under freedom of information laws have revealed the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries warned last year that the proposed Bylong coal mine could lead to the Bylong River “drying up”.

Overlooking the Bylong Valley in NSW.

Overlooking the Bylong Valley in NSW.

South Korean company Kepco is planning to build a series of open cut and underground mines to produce up to 6.5 million tonnes of coal per annum at Bylong, which lies in the secluded Bylong Valley near...

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