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Australia: Concerns of coal mine expansion polluting rivers

There are growing concerns in Australia that the expansion of a coal mine could pollute the rivers which supply water to Sydney.

    In Australia, there are concerns that the expansion of a coal mine could pollute the rivers which supply water to Sydney.

    Environmentalists are outraged the government has approved plans allowing the mine to expand.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Lithgow.


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