EPA to monitor air quality in Blue Mountains

By B.c Lewis
Updated July 23 2018 - 4:16am, first published July 20 2018 - 6:18am
This train's okay but not the coal wagons: “We’ve been pushing for action over pollution caused by the hundreds of huge coal trains that travel over the mountains every month,” says BMUC's Peter Lammiman (right) pictured with fellow member Nick Franklin.

The NSW Environment Protection Authority has backed down to pressure from the community –  especially relating to uncovered coal trains travelling up and down the Mountains –  and has resolved to monitor the Blue Mountains air quality for the first time.