NSW DPE only seeking Dendrobium 'information'

THE New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment has hit back at accusations it coached South32 to include the suitability of the coal from its Dendrobium extension for use in Bluescope steelworks in its revised expansion application.

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NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts.

Activist group Lock the Gate obtained two emails under freedom of information that it says reveals the "uncomfortably close relationship" between the department and South32.