Irrigators fury over 'cheapest' plan to fill coal mines with river water

Bryce Eishold
By Bryce Eishold
Updated February 19 2020 - 5:38am, first published 5:37am
CONCERNED: Gippsland beef producer Angus Zilm is calling on the government to reconsider a plan to allow Latrobe Valley coal mines be filled with fresh river water.

Primary producers have rejected a plan to fill Latrobe Valley coal mines with water from the Latrobe River in Victoria's east.

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Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Journalist

Bryce is an agricultural journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. He covers all aspects of ag from markets to politics and everything in between. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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