Maules Creek water capture illegal: NRAR

THE CAPTURE of surface water at the Maules Creek open cut coal mine in New South Wales by Whitehaven Coal is unlawful, according to a preliminary investigation by the Natural Resources Access Regulator.

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Lock the Gate Alliance submitted a complaint last year alleging that Maules Creek coal had not obtained water licences for the large amount of surface water it was capturing and using to run the mine.