Environmentalists furious at council claim the public had made 'zero comment' on mine expansion

Ben Langford
By Ben Langford
Updated October 21 2020 - 8:03am, first published 7:59am
NO DEAL: City councillor Cath Blakey at Bellambi Creek, which the miner has not realigned as agreed. Picture: Sylvia Liber.

Wollongong environmentalists are furious after city council representatives told the Independent Planning Commission there had "not really" been any community concern about the Russell Vale mine, other than from "three or four" people.

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Ben Langford

Ben Langford

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Senior journalist writing on the environment. Opinion columnist, independent. My hero: the child who said the emperor 'isn't wearing anything at all'. We rely on you for news tips - so please, don't be shy.

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