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Adani’s Carmichael Mine: Good Decision or Huge Mistake, an average Aussie’s perspective

Debra Russell Blogs From Down Under

by Debra Russell

Australians have heard a great deal about the proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin of North Queensland over the last 12 months, but I have to ask whether the average Australian really knows what the truth is about this mine. With the Australian and Queensland Governments supporting the mine and other groups opposing it, there seems to be a great deal of controversy and confusion as to whether this mine is in fact a huge mistake or a good decision. With this in mind I decided it was time to go and find out the truth for myself.

The Australian and Queensland Government’s main argument in favor of the mine is that it will create 10,000 plus much needed jobs for north Queensland. Adani has also stated that the coal from the mine would lift millions of Indian people out of poverty by providing them…

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October 16, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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