|Photo of Jackie French from The Hoopla|
In February 2013, Unity Mining began work next to the NSW village of Majors Creek on their Dargues Reef Gold Mine project. Twelve days later, after heavy but normal rainfall for the area, a thick sludge of mud slid down into Majors Creek.
Majors Creek feeds into the water system for the orchards and market gardens of the Araluen Valley, through Conservation Reserves with more than 23 endangered, vulnerable or critically endangered species, and then into the drinking water of nearly 70% of the residents of Eurobodalla Shire on the far south coast of NSW.
Read original article byDecember 14, 2014 in The Hoopla
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