Bathurst wins climate change appeal

Sun, 26 Aug 2012

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Bathurst Resources has beaten off a challenge by environmental groups seeking to have its West Coast coking coal plans overturned on the grounds that burning coal causes climate change. Bathurst went into a brief trading halt on Friday ahead of the release of the decision from the High Court, upholding a previous Environment Court decision that found climate change considerations cannot be applied in the granting of localised resource consents. The company still faces substantive hearings, starting late October, on ap...

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