Bathurst back to High Court on climate change appeal

Tue, 17 Jul 2012

July 18 (BusinessDesk) - Bathurst Resources, the West Coast coking coal miner, has failed in its bid to speed up the appeal started by environmental groups arguing climate change impacts should be considered in the granting of resource consents for the Escarpment mine on the Denniston Plateau. Bathurst had hoped to overleap the High Court and go straight to the Court of Appeal on the issue, which is being mounted by the New Zealand Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society and a West Coast environmental activists' network. The pair are also pu...

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