NSW to pay Chinese company $100 million to shelve Watermark coal mine project | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “NSW to pay Chinese company $100 million to shelve Watermark coal mine project | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

The NSW government will pay Shenhua Energy $100 million to shelve plans for its coal mine on the Liverpool Plains near Tamworth. Farmers had fought for 13 years, fearing the mine’s effects on groundwater, farmland and animal habitats. In 2017, state authorities paid more than $260 million for the project to be scaled back. The future of 1,000 jobs surrounding the $1.6 billion investment is now unclear. More: http://7news.link/32ztfk4

7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - 7NEWS Australia

Seven News is the television news service of the Seven Network and, as of 2016, the highest-rating in Australia. The news service draws upon overseas channels for select international coverage. The network’s Director of News and Current Affairs is Craig McPherson.

Recent from 7NEWS Australia:

Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce speaks after the 2022 federal election | 7NEWS

Labor leader Anthony Albanese leaves his home to deliver his speech on 2022 federal election night

Josh Frydenberg reacts to Labor’s victory, and hopes to retain Kooyong seat | 7NEWS

In This Story: New South Wales

New South Wales is a southeastern Australian state, distinguished by its coastal cities and national parks. Sydney, its capital, is home to iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Population: 7.544 million (Sept 2014)

3 Recent Items: New South Wales

Wodonga votes: Report from the electorate of Indi | ABC News

Monkeypox explained by NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant | 7NEWS

Voluntary assisted dying to become an option in New South Wales | ABC News

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

Posting....