Legal challenge to NSW mines over barrier reef impact

By Duncan Murray
Updated June 18 2024 - 4:35pm, first published 4:31pm
A proposal to extend the life of two Hunter Valley coal mines is being challenged in court. (Nikki Short/AAP PHOTOS)
A proposal to extend the life of two Hunter Valley coal mines is being challenged in court. (Nikki Short/AAP PHOTOS)

The impact on the Great Barrier Reef of extending coal-mining operations in NSW - some 1500km away - is the subject of a brewing Federal Court battle.

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