Rix's Creek will worsen Hunter air quality: LTGA

AIR quality monitors in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley, particularly around Singleton where Bloomfield Group’s Rix’s Creek recently approved expansion will occur, regularly record pollution levels well above national health standards, according to the Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Rix's Creek will worsen Hunter air quality: LTGA Rix's Creek will worsen Hunter air quality: LTGA Rix's Creek will worsen Hunter air quality: LTGA Rix's Creek will worsen Hunter air quality: LTGA Rix's Creek will worsen Hunter air quality: LTGA

The New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority is mounting a special operation targeting Hunter Valley coal mines to tackle excessive dust levels.

LTGA spokeswoman Georgina Woods said the air in Camberwell regularly exceeded national health standards for particulates, and this was happening more often at other Singleton monitoring stations.