The minister has a responsibility to make decision based on Australian law.
The maximum RoM production permitted for the December quarter is 2.6Mt.
The company's focus is on maintaining solid production performance and optimising its coal offering....
The $1 billion Winchester South project is located 30km southeast of Moranbah.
The current Narrabri mine life is expected to continue until 2044.
Whitehaven said EPBC approval was the culmination of an exhaustive process of technical evaluation.
The area is one of the land parcels Deputy Premier John Barilaro nominated last year.
The court also ordered the defendants pay the regulator's legal costs.
Coal miners face uncertain future as banks and insurers refuse services.
The RoM production profile reflects the accessibility of coal in the mine schedule.
Maules Creek finished with a solid quarter and demonstrated its full potential.
The Australian coal industry must be nimble and seek out pockets of opportunity.