Environmental groups raise concerns as NSW Independent Planning Commission receives final submissions on Mt Pleasant expansion

MP
By Mathew Perry
Updated July 20 2022 - 3:50am, first published 1:19am
MOUNT PLEASANT: Picture shows Mount Pleasant mine on the left, Bengalla mine on the right. Bengalla Rd, Muswellbrook. Picture: Jonathan Carroll ACM/Newcastle Herald

The NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC) will receive final submissions today on the proposed expansion of the Mt Pleasant coal mine as environmental groups and scientific experts continue their calls for the project to be refused.

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Mathew Perry

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Journalist covering the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales for the Muswellbrook Chronicle, Singleton Argus, Scone Advocate, Hunter Valley News and occasionally the Newcastle Herald.

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