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Creeks poisoned by acid from old Hunter mines as NSW government plans remediation works at the former Hebburn Colliery

Donna Page
By Donna Page
Updated May 4 2022 - 2:42am, first published April 29 2022 - 7:30pm
RED AND DEAD: Kurri Kurri Landcare member Col Maybury has been fighting to have acid-poisoned Lower Hunter coalmine sites cleaned up for more than 30 years. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

Bright orange "acid streams" are pouring from old coal mines across the Hunter, poisoning everything the water touches.

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Donna Page

Donna Page

Investigative journalist at the Newcastle Herald

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