Fight to stop KEPCO's Bylong coalmine and preserve prime agricultural land nears the finish

By Ethan Hamilton
Updated October 25 2021 - 12:35am, first published October 20 2021 - 10:00pm
Bylong farmer Graeme 'Tag' Tanner laments the purgatory that the fight over the proposed KEPCO coalmine has left the region in: "Friday night we used to see 40 or 50 people down at the sportsground. But now there's just nobody here, I hardly see anybody," he says. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

Graeme 'Tag' Tanner has lived in Bylong for 20 years and has seen it change from a thriving agricultural community to little more than a ghost town.

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