CEO says EPA considering criminal sanctions for Helensburgh mine

Connor Pearce
Updated October 16 2022 - 4:29pm, first published October 15 2022 - 3:30pm
Tony Chappel said the EPA was stepping up its enforcement actions after another discharge from Peabody's Helensburgh mine. Picture by Adam McLean
Tony Chappel said the EPA was stepping up its enforcement actions after another discharge from Peabody's Helensburgh mine. Picture by Adam McLean

After another discharge from Peabody's Metropolitan Coal Mine into the waterways of the Royal National Park last week, EPA CEO Tony Chappel said the regulator is now considering a criminal investigation.

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Connor Pearce

Connor Pearce

Federal Political Reporter at The Canberra Times

Federal Political Reporter working for The Canberra Times from the parliamentary press gallery. Something to get off your chest? Connor.pearce@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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