Australia's biggest coal decision lies ahead

The HRL coal-fired power station is all but buried and while it is welcome news, a bigger issue lies ahead for the federal government – the successful closure of 2000MW of our dirtiest power.

The HRL coal-fired power station is all but buried and while it is welcome news, a bigger decision lies ahead for the federal government.

On Friday energy minister Martin Ferguson announced that the government would withdraw its $100 million grant from the proponents of a proposed new coal-fired power station, HRL.

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