Yallourn cracking prompts Vic govt to declare state of emergency

THE Victorian government’s declaration of a state of emergency over additional cracking at the Morwell River Diversion wall alongside the Yallourn coal mine has given its owner EnergyAustralia further options to deal with the problem.

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The situation continued to be dynamic and that reduced river levels had revealed additional cracking.

EnergyAustralia will now be permitted to undertake emergency works at the mine under the emergency provisions and will not have to receive the mandatory planning and regulatory approvals.