Tell Tony Burke to protect our water from coal mine pollution

Flooded Coal Mine in the Fitzroy River BasinAt least 20 coal mines have released contaminated waste water directly into rivers in Queensland since the floods started. Water within coal mines accumulates heavy metals and salts - which pose a danger to drinking water supplies and to human health as well as to water quality and ecosystem function in creeks and rivers. Join with us in telling Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke to intervene and prevent big coal corporations polluting our creeks and river systems: click here to send a letter today.

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