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PAC approves relocation of electricity line

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The New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) has approved an application to relocate a section of electricity transmission line to allow the continuation of coal mining at Glencore’s Glendell coal mine.

The mine had sought permission to move the 2.7 km section of Ausgrid 132 kV line outside of the approved disturbance boundary of the Glendell mine – an action the PAC found to be “necessary for mining operations”.

Glendell mine – part of the Mt Owen complex – produced 3.7 million t of saleable coal in 2015. The opencast excavator-and-truck operation mines thermal and semi-soft coking coal for exports, primarily to Southeast Asia.


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