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BHP Billiton Caroona coal plan defeated, now for jobs growth in clean industries

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has called on the federal and NSW governments to drive job expansion in renewables, clean manufacturing and other sectors to ensure a viable future for regional NSW in the wake of the community defeat of the Caroona coalmine on the Liverpool Plains. 

“Now that the Baird government has recognised that the food bowl of the black soil plains must be protected they should commit to providing jobs growth in sustainable industries and the service sector,” Senator Rhiannon said. 

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