Newcastle Herald: After years of complaints about air quality, Tighes Hill residents believe they’ve been heard


Doctors for the Environment Australia  has endorsed the Tighes Hill community’s  overwhelming support for the closure of Carrington coal terminal and concentrating all coal exports on Kooragang Island, which was further away from residential areas. 

DEA spokesperson and local specialist Dr John Van Der Kallen said Newcastle’s three coal terminals were the city’s top sources of coarse particle pollution which contributes to a range of cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses.

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