Victoria establishes Latrobe Valley rehab strategy

THE Victorian government will implement a rehabilitation strategy for the Latrobe Valley with the closure of the Hazelwood coal mine and power station in 2017 and the projected closure of Yallourn and Loy Yang mines in 2032 and 2048 respectively.

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Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy would guide mine rehabilitation planning for years to come.

Victorian resources minister Jaclyn Symes said the Hazelwood mine fire in 2014 and subsequent inquiries highlighted that mine rehabilitation was an area needing a greater focus from all parties.

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