In Depth

Report reveals the bio-accumulation of heavy metals in birds at Lake Macquarie, Lake Liddell, Myall Lakes and Port Stephens.

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
July 2 2022 - 6:30pm
CONCERNED: Paul Winn, of the Hunter Environment Centre, with feathers collected around Lake Liddell on Friday. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

THE impact of coal ash contamination on the Hunter's bird life is "deeply troubling", experts say, as it causes alarming levels of heavy metal build-up which adversely affects their health and reproductive success.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

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Experienced journalist covering areas including court, community and social welfare, justice, the environment, and broader investigations. Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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