Whitehaven Coal fined $200,000 for illegally capturing water at Maules Creek mine

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated February 22 2022 - 8:02am, first published November 25 2021 - 9:30pm
Whitehaven Coal pleads guilty to illegally capturing water.

The Land and Environment Court has fined Whitehaven Coal $200,000 for illegally capturing water.

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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.

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