Helensburgh coal pollution was so bad it was 'not possible' to see creek bed

Ben Langford
Updated October 6 2022 - 9:31pm, first published 11:45am

Coal miner Peabody has been directed to take the next series of steps to clean up the pollution from coal spillage into a creek which flows into the Royal National Park, after the pollution was revealed to have initially been so bad it was "not possible" to see the creek bed or rocks beneath the water.

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Ben Langford

Ben Langford


Senior journalist writing on the environment. Opinion columnist, independent. We rely on your news tips so please, don't be shy to let us know what's going on.

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