Community groups kick start Health Impact Assessment to stop coal and gas undermining human health

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Media release

Community groups have decided to take up the challenge of assessing the impact of coal and gas mining on human health in north-western NSW, citing the failure of governments and companies to do anything meaningful about assessing the serious health risks.

The Maules Ck Community Council is working with the University of NSW to develop a community led Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of coal and gas mining in the Gunnedah Basin, and will be developing a steering committee and inviting people to participate.

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About the HIA Process