Windy weekend weather pushed dust levels in the Hunter above national exceedance levels

By Joanne McCarthy
Updated January 23 2018 - 11:22am, first published 6:00am
Doctors say Hunter air pollution regime ‘trivial, ineffective’
Doctors say Hunter air pollution regime ‘trivial, ineffective’

DOCTORS have slammed the Hunter’s air quality regime as “trivial”, “sloppy”, “inadequate”, “ineffective” and “failing to protect human health” after a weekend of national air quality standard exceedances linked to dust from coal mines.

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