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NSW government attempts to dodge $2.8b compensation bill for Warragamba Dam environmental damage, documents reveal – ABC News

As Sydney experiences one of the worst flooding events it has ever seen, the ABC can reveal an independent ecologist on the Warragamba Dam wall raising project…



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The New South Wales government tried to avoid paying nearly $3 billion in compensation for environmental damage expected to occur as part of its plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall and flood large parts of the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.
Key points:

  • Experts question the NSW government’s handling of the Warragamba Dam wall raising project after FOI documents reveal a possible conflict of interest
  • The documents also show environmental impacts were classified in a way that would minimise…

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