NSW seeking to open central west mining area

NEW South Wales may have another underground coal mining region in its central west after the government identified two possible areas that could be opened up for further exploration.

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Both areas have been identified as having potential to be released for coal exploration.

The NSW government's Advisory Body for Strategic Release has asked the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to prepare a Preliminary Regional Issues Assessment to consider the benefits,