Strong support for coal fired power in NSW: survey

PUBLIC support is strong in New South Wales for the construction of a low emissions coal-fired power station in the state as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tries to convince AGL Energy to extend the life of the Liddell power station in the Hunter Valley by another five years to 2027, or at least sell it to someone who will.

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NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee.

Of the 1000 people surveyed in NSW, 64% support the construction of a coal-fired power plant if it could produce electricity at lower emissions than existing power plants, according to the NSW

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