Take coal out of reservation

HOGSBACK reckons the New South Wales government is so desperate to win the election in March that it is ready to trash the state’s coal export industry with its updated coal reservation scheme.

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An export-orientated industry such as coal needs to capitalise on the periods of high coal prices.

This hastily-thought-out scheme was hatched by state energy minister and treasurer Matt Kean as a means of ensuring NSW power stations would always have access to coal at a reduced domestic price if