Bathurst says High Court ruling on environment appeal generally favourable

Fri, 07 Jun 2013

By Tina Morrison June 7 (BusinessDesk) – Bathurst Resources, which wants to mine for coal on the Denniston Plateau on the South Island’s West Coast, said it chalked up another court win against an environment group. Perth-based Bathurst said the High Court dismissed three of five points of appeal against it by the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society. Of the remaining two points, the High Court asked the Environment Court to keep separate its consideration of mitigation of mining activities and offsets related to Bathurst’s proposed bi...

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