Wiping out coal would devastate Hunter: Galilee

THE Greens’ policy to abolish the coal industry in New South Wales within three years would wipe out $38 billion in coal exports and lead to the loss of 11,000 jobs in the Hunter Valley alone, according to the NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee.

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The coal industry directly contributed $4.8 billion to the Hunter’s economy in the past financial year, including wages, salaries and spending with 3714 local businesses, he said.

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