PROPOSED COAL MINE
Since Hume Coal announced a broad mine plan in July 2015, followed by limited community consultation, few details have been made available.
What we know is this...
A six-storey, 800 metre long coal stockpile will be located near the villages of Berrima, New Berrima and Medway
Coal train loading facilities at the stockpile, operating 24/7
Coal train movements 24/7 from the coal stockpile through the villages of the Southern Highlands to Port Kembla
A 24/7 operating coal conveyor belt from the mine head at Sutton Forest to the Berrima coal stockpile
An underground mine covering hundreds of sq. km
A fall in local groundwater in excess of 100 metres over an area that could be as large as 300 sq. km
Hume Coal's Environmental Impact Statement has been put on public exhibition with the Department of Planning & Environment. You can view a copy here: http://majorprojects.planning.nsw.gov.au/index.pl?action=view_job&job_id=7172
The above map outlines approximate positions of the Hume Coal proposal as presented during its community briefings in 2015 and from information on its website. Battle for Berrima Inc. accepts no responsibility for any errors. All interested parties should refer to www.humecoal.com.au for project details.