Enviro group turns to NSW court to block Springvale approval

January 11, 2016

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Environmentalist group 4nature has launched legal proceedings in the New South Wales Land and Environment Court, challenging the state government’s approval of Centennial Coal’s Springvale underground coal mine.

In September last year, the New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) approved an extension of the current Springvale coal mine, allowing the mine to produce at its current level of 4.5-million tonnes a year for another 13 years.