Wallarah 2 Coal Project: Submission to Planning Assessment Commission (November 2017)

by Rod Campbell and Tony Shields

The Wallarah 2 Coal Project proposes to produce 4 to 5 million tonnes per annum of thermal coal. The project is located on the Central Coast of NSW near Wyong. The proponent is Kores, a South Korean government owned corporation.

The Australia Institute made a submission to the November 2017 Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) consideration of the Project. Our conclusion is that the benefits of the project are unlikely to outweigh its costs.

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