Riverina endangered birds at risk from $2.2 billion EnergyConnect power line route, landowners claim

Rex Martinich
By Rex Martinich
Updated March 2 2022 - 7:52am, first published March 1 2022 - 9:00am
Birdlife on the wetlands around Urana, which landowners and a wildlife expert say will be affected by a new power line from Wagga to South Australia. Picture: Charlie Webb.

Residents and a wildlife expert in the Riverina have claimed that endangered birds west of Wagga will lose their habitats if a $2.2 billion power line crosses into wetlands.

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Rex Martinich

Rex Martinich

Journalist

Journalist for the Daily Advertiser in Wagga Wagga covering politics and data. Mobile: 0437 853 137 Email: rex.martinich@dailyadvertiser.com.au