Mining and coal towns in regional Australia top 10 most polluted postcodes

Bec Pridham
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By Bec Pridham, Petula Bowa, and Ayden Dawkins · May 18 2022 - 10:00pm
COAL: Six of Australia's top 10 post polluted postcodes hot coal-fired power stations or mine coal. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

The top 10 most polluted postcodes in Australia are all in regional areas where mining or coal are big industries, new data analysis shows.

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Bec Pridham

Bec Pridham

Journalist

Petula Bowa

Petula Bowa

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Ayden Dawkins

Digital Producer