Department of Planning issues issues retraction after email advises Kurri gas plant had been approved.

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated December 20 2021 - 10:49pm, first published 10:47pm
Update: Kurri gas plant 'formally' approved

The NSW Department of Planning has formally approved the $600 million gas-fired power station at Kurri Kurri.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.