Namoi farmers cop river pumping embargo, while Whitehaven Coal mine gets an exemption

Jamieson Murphy
Updated April 10 2019 - 7:35am, first published 7:30am
Farmers cop river pumping embargo, while mine gets an exemption
Farmers cop river pumping embargo, while mine gets an exemption

FARMERS have questioned why Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine has been allowed to continue taking water from the Namoi River in NSW during the biggest pumping embargo to ever hit the catchment.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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