MACH Energy to mitigate impact of global warming at Mt Pleasant coal mine in Muswellbrook, while 'downstreaming' greenhouse gas emissions responsibility to 'end users'

Gabriel Fowler
Updated June 15 2022 - 9:56am, first published 9:55am
A drag line in operation at Mt Pleasant coal mine, Muswellbrook.

PLANS to double the yield of MACH Energy's Mt Pleasant coal mine and extend it's lifespan to 2048 includes strategies to mitigate the potential effects of climate change in the Hunter. At the same time, it plans to produce 876 million tonnes of carbon dioxide during its 22-year lifespan.

Gabriel Fowler

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