Whitehaven fined $200,000 by Natural Resources Access Regulator for billion-litre breach of water management act

Andrew Messenger
Updated November 29 2021 - 7:43am, first published 7:40am
Whitehaven fined $200,000 for unlawful billion-litre water take
Whitehaven fined $200,000 for unlawful billion-litre water take

Whitehaven's Maules Creek Mine, in NSW's north east, has been fined $200,000 for unlawfully capturing a billion litres of water during the recent drought.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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