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Small fine for pollution by South32

An independent water scientist says a coal spill into Brandy and Water Creek at Figtree was potentially hazardous, contrary to a report by the environment authority.
It comes as residents call for a review of the $15,000 fine issued to South 32, after coal wash spewed into waterways.
Wollongong Greens Councillor Cath Blakey calls for a Ministerial Review and more stringent discharge standards.
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Watch the video from WIN News, 8 April 2021