Plans to extend Hunter Valley Operations coal mine near Singleton to 2050 forge ahead

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
June 29 2022 - 5:00pm
Mt Arthur Coal mine, with Muswellbrook in the background. BHP is closing the mine down, while plans to extend 15 other mines in the Upper Hunter are forging ahead.

PLANS to extend the life of Hunter Valley Operations coal mine to 2050 to remove another 400 million tonnes of coal are forging ahead with the submission of a scoping report to the federal government.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

Journalist

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