Australian news, and some related international items

Conservationists consider a new appeal against Adani coal mine

Carmichael coal mine:  Conservationists look at further appeal against $16 billion Adani mine in central Queensland 16 Oct 15:
“The law firm acting on behalf of the main challengers  against the $16 billion Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland’s Galilee Basin may lodge another appeal. The  Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) acts of behalf of the  Mackay Conservation Group, which has fought the approval of
Indian mining giant Adani’s Carmichael mega-mine. …
Early signs another appeal warranted:
EDO lawyer Sue Higginson said they had 28 days to lodge an appeal.  “We would only commence a proceedings in the Commonwealth Court if we thought there was a good legal basis,” she said.
“We’re not in the business of holding up projects.”  She said there were early signs that another appeal is warranted. … “

October 16, 2015 - Posted by | General News

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