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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.


Shenhua's mine: is it worth the risk?

August 8th, 2015

Episode 91 of 147 episodes

The federal government says a huge Chinese coal mine it has approved on prime NSW farmland can be stopped at any time if it damages the underground water supply. Opponents say by then it would be too late and the risk of damage is too great. Wendy Carlisle investigates.