Leaked environmental report pre-empts longwall changes

A LEAKED draft report into the environmental impacts of coal mining in New South Wales has environmentalists up in arms, but for coal operators it gives an interesting insight on what is in store for environmental regulations and compliance.

The NSW Hunter Valley, near Mudgee.

The Environmental Protection and Regulation Group Coal Mining Research Report is a summary of known and emerging environmental issues surrounding coal mining for the Department of Environment and Climate Change to address…more at MiningNews.net