Hazelwood fined $1.5M over Latrobe Valley fire

HAZELWOOD Power Corporation, which operated the Latrobe Valley coal-fired power station in Victoria, has been fined more than $1.5 million over a fire that spread to its coal mine and burnt for 45 days in February 2014.

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Justice Andrew Keogh of the Victorian Supreme Court found Hazelwood put employees and nearby residents in the Latrobe Valley area at risk by failing to prepare for the disaster.