Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

Centennial Coal, Wilderness not Waste Demonstration - pictures

A group of protesters today lunchtime in front of Centennial Coal's head office chanted slogans seeking pure drinking water, not mine waste; and World Heritage and nationally endangered swamps protected from mining.

Centennial Coal please:

  • Clean up the Wollgangambe River. 
  • Stop polluting of the Wollgangambe River with 19ML/day of toxic mine effluent. 
  • Don't continue to pollute the Coxs River with 23ML/day of toxic mine effluent. 
  • Protect endangered swamps on Nerwnes Plateau - they are a part of Australia's national heritage

Kate Smolski of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW; Brian Marshall of the Blue Mountains Conservation Society; Isabell Macintosh of the Protect Sydney’s Water Alliance; and Keith Muir of the Colong Foundation for Wilderness addressed the assembly.

Prime TV coverage of demonstration

See also Conservationists protests Centennial Coal's pollution and damage.

 

Clean up the coal fines in the wollangambe

Wild Cox and Wollangambe rivers are not drains