Coolmore yet again defeats plans for Australian coal mine

New South Wales planners threw out the plan for open-cut mining saying it posed an “unacceptable” risk to stud farms

5th March, 2017
Coolmore Stud

Coolmore, the international bloodstock empire controlled by John Magnier, has defeated for a fourth time in six years plans for a coal mine near its stud in Australia’s Hunter Valley.

The Planning Assessment Commission in New South Wales threw out the plan for open-cut mining by Anglo American saying it posed an “unacceptable” risk to stud farms in the region.

The New South Wales government is now considering limiting the number...

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