Bodies to be moved from cemetery for KEPCO coalmine in Bylong Valley

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD reports: A small notice in the Mudgee Guardian in April was the first residents of Bylong Valley knew of plans to disinter five bodies from their local cemetery at the Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.

The church, sold in 2008, has now been bought by Korean power company, KEPCO, as part of its plans for a major open-cut mine in the valley.

Craig Shaw of the Bylong Valley Preservation Alliance says, "We are digging up people to dig up farmland to dig up coal to send to Korea."

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  • Cassandra Jordan
    commented 2015-09-05 22:06:27 +1000
    Who tells KEPCO there is coal under this village?