what assurances can you give to Bylong Valley residents with Korean mining

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Rickie Hardiman

Dear NSW Environment Protection Authority,

My request to is know what assurances have been given for residents of Bylong Valley NSW with mining by Kepco Mining the giant Korean mining company

Yours faithfully,

Rickie Hardiman

Environment Line, NSW Environment Protection Authority

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Environment Line, NSW Environment Protection Authority

Dear Mr Hardiman,

Thank you for your recent enquiry through the Right to Know website.  The
NSW Environment Protection Authority issues Environment Protection
Licences to scheduled premises such as mines, with strict legally
enforceable conditions designed to protect the community and environment.
The EPA monitors compliance with the conditions and takes appropriate
action for licence breaches.  However, the Bylong Coal project is seeking
planning approval and a determination has not yet been announced.  As
such, an application to the EPA for a licence has not yet been made.

There is detailed information about the Bylong Coal Project on the
Department of Planning and Environment's Major Project website, including
the EPA's submission on the EIS:

If you require further information about the project I recommend making an
enquiry with Department of Planning and Environment:
For more information about Environment Protection Licences please see:

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information under the GIPA Act.  For more information about obtaining
information from EPA under the GIPA Act please see:

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