Gridlock warning for Adamstown gates if Eraring coal contract goes west

Matthew Kelly
Updated May 30 2024 - 5:21pm, first published 4:48pm
Coal miners demonstrating at the Adamstown gates on Thursday.
Coal miners demonstrating at the Adamstown gates on Thursday.

Commuters face two years of gridlock at the Adamstown gates if Eraring Power Station is fuelled with coal from the Upper Hunter, unions claim.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


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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