Arrests at Wilpinjong expansion protest

THREE community activists have been arrested for obstructing entry into Peabody Energy’s Wilpinjong coal mine in New South Wales, which is seeking to extend its mine life by another seven years and develop a new pit.

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Peabody Energy's Wilpinjong coal mine in New South Wales.

Wollar resident and community advocate, Bev Smiles, was among the three arrested and part of a 25 strong group that opposes any expansion of the Wilpinjong operation in the Upper Hunter Valley.

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