Bathurst confirms coal appeal date of Oct. 29

Thu, 28 Jun 2012

By Hannah Lynch June 28 (BusinessDesk) - Coking coal miner Bathurst Resources has confirmed its October court date for hearings against resource consents granted 14 months ago and opposed by environmental groups seeking to protect the Denniston Plateau from coal mining. The hearing will commence on Oct. 29 in Christchurch. The court has set aside four weeks for the hearing plus a two-week break. Bathurst's Escarpment mine project gained consents in August last year, prompting appeals from the Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society and the W...

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