NSW EPA orders Whitehaven to clean up pollution

THE New South Wales Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed a mass pollution event downstream from Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek open cut mine and issued a clean-up notice to the company.

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Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine in NSW.

The EPA also had concerns with how Whitehaven was storing the pollutants in August and instructed the company at that time to rectify the situation.