ENVIRONMENT

NSW EPA targets Hunter coal mining dust

THE New South Wales Environment Protection Authority is again targeting coal mines causing excessive dust in the Hunter Valley through the second year of its “Bust the Dust” campaign.

 EPA officers would determine the risk of dust every day and be frequently checking mining operations.

EPA officers would determine the risk of dust every day and be frequently checking mining operations.

EPA regulatory operations director Adam Gilligan said "Bust the Dust" last year had been a success with most mines adjusting their operational activities on high risk, windy days and further improvement...

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