Illawarra Mercury
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$202 million shortfall: Wollongong coal mine rehab bond still questioned

Ben Langford
Updated December 6 2019 - 4:19pm, first published 4:00pm
DORMANT: Argument persists over the cost of rehabilitating Wollongong coal's Russell Vale mine, which is still out of action.
DORMANT: Argument persists over the cost of rehabilitating Wollongong coal's Russell Vale mine, which is still out of action.

The rehabilitation bond for Wollongong Coal's mine rehabilitation has been "reassessed" from $7.5 million to $12.4 million - still a small fraction of the company's estimate of $215 million for rehabilitation.

Ben Langford

Ben Langford

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