The Federal Government has not ruled out spending $300 million of taxpayer funds to extend Liddell power station for three years

By Joanne McCarthy
February 10 2020 - 6:00am
Expensive: A leaked government report shows extending the ageing Liddell coal-fired power station near Muswellbrook until 2026 will cost Australian taxpayers $300 million. Picture: Marina Neil.

ENVIRONMENT groups have slammed a Federal Government proposal to spend $300 million to extend the life of the ageing Liddell coal-fired power station near Muswellbrook for just three years.

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