Former Bylong residents are outraged that a coal mine 'depopulated' their valley and silenced dissent

By Joanne McCarthy
Updated February 10 2022 - 2:54pm, first published July 31 2017 - 5:30am
The NSW Department of Planning will decide if a Bylong mine will go ahead after a scathing assessment of the project

WARWICK Pearse calls it the silencing of dissent - Korean energy giant KEPCOs buy-up of more than 13,000 hectares of Bylong Valley land since 2010 for a planned coal mine, with gag clauses as part of the purchase contracts.

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