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High Court knocks back Bylong appeal

THE High Court has declined to hear an appeal by Kepco over its proposal to build a 6.5 million tonne per annum coal mine in the Bylong Valley in New South Wales.

In October Kepco sought special leave to appeal to the High Court in a final bid to overturn the refusal.

In October Kepco sought special leave to appeal to the High Court in a final bid to overturn the refusal.

It means the South Korean company has exhausted all available legal avenues to challenge a 2019 decision by the Independent Planning Commission to refuse its Bylong Coal Project. In September 2019,...

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