Mt Pleasant coal mine expansion: Hunter Valley's farms, air quality and climate at risk, objectors tell Independent Planning Commission

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
July 25 2022 - 11:00pm
DOUBLE-DOWN: Farmers, residents, scientists and health professionals have objected to the proposed expansion of MACH Energy's Mt Pleasant coal mine in Muswellbrook which would lead to a doubling of its current coal yield and extend it's lifespan to 2048.

EVERY few months, it seems, Professor Penny Sackett, former Chief Scientist for Australia, has more photos to indicate how climate change is affecting NSW, including the most recent flood event.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

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Experienced journalist covering areas including court, community and social welfare, justice, the environment, and broader investigations. Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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