Metropolitan Collieries fined $30,000 for water pollution from Helensburgh mine and subjected to new licence conditions

Murray Trembath
Updated May 22 2023 - 4:19pm, first published 4:15pm
Coal sludge on Currawong Flat, Audley early this year following flooding. Picture by Bob Crombie.
Coal sludge on Currawong Flat, Audley early this year following flooding. Picture by Bob Crombie.

Metropolitan Collieries has been issued with two fines totalling $30,000 for water pollution from its Helensburgh mine and has also had a range of new conditions imposed on its operating licence.

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Murray Trembath

Murray Trembath

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St George and Sutherland Shire Leader reporter covering politics, urban affairs, council, development and general community news. Email: mtrembath@theleader.com.au

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