TITLE

Health expert slams pollution study

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Lamp;Mar2013, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses health issues involving the proposed fourth coal terminal, T4, in Newcastle, New South Wales (NSW) as of March 2013. It cites the criticism by Hunter New England Local Health District's Professor David Durrheim on the insufficiencies, wrong assumptions, and lack of consultation in the environmental assessment of the proposed terminal. The owner of the terminal is Port Waratah Coal Services.
ACCESSION #
94505982

 

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