THE NSW Opposition has promised to launch a special inquiry with “royal commission-like powers” into management of the Darling River if it wins the state election in March.
Opposition Leader Michael Daley on Thursday said the deaths of about a million fish in the Darling River near Menindee was a “disaster” and “extraordinary and unprecedented” in scale.
“We cannot be indifferent to the ecological impact and the effect on local residents who live along the river,” Mr Daley said.
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