Maules Creek coal mine elevated to highest environmental risk level by EPA

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated September 21 2017 - 5:56am, first published 12:00am
UNENVIABLE PROMOTION: Whitehaven played down its new level three environmental risk rating.

WHITEHAVEN’S Maules Creek mine is now one of only three mines in NSW to hold the highest environmental risk level, after the state’s environmental watchdog reviewed a number of incidents from the past 12 months.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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