Greens seek to ban NSW thermal coal mining

NEW South Wales Greens MP Jenny Leong has given notice of a private member's bill in the NSW Legislative Assembly to immediately prohibit the approval or expansion of new thermal coal mines in the state.

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The Greens are seeking to grind NSW coal industry to a halt by 2030.

The bill also seeks to prohibit thermal coal mining in NSW by 2030, making it an offence under the Mining Act after this date.