Appin cops $30K fine for discharge into Georges River

ILLAWARRA Metallurgical Coal subsidiary Endeavour Coal has been fined $30,000 by the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority after the Georges River was allegedly polluted with ferric chloride from the Appin colliery.

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Appin cops $30K fine for discharge into Georges River Appin cops $30K fine for discharge into Georges River Appin cops $30K fine for discharge into Georges River Appin cops $30K fine for discharge into Georges River Appin cops $30K fine for discharge into Georges River
EPA manager Illawarra Region Peter Bloem said the pollution incident caused a section of the Georges River near Kings Falls to become acidic and turn an orange brown colour.