Mines face stricter conditions under a series of proposed rehabilitation reforms

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:45pm, first published September 27 2020 - 8:00pm
Work in progress: Rehabilitation at the edge of the Mount Pleasant Coal Mine for in Muswellbrook. The government is pushing for higher standards of rehabilitation.

Mining companies would be required to improve the standard of mine site rehabilitation under a series of proposed reforms.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

Get the latest Newcastle news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.