Former Chain Valley Bay colliery site provides fertile hunting ground for sea level rise research team

Matthew Kelly
Updated March 7 2019 - 7:03pm, first published 12:00pm

A collapsed mine at Chain Valley Bay has featured in an international research project to investigate the capacity of saltmarshes to store carbon dioxide. 

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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