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Court opens way for controversial coal mine

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SYDNEY – An Australian court has for the concerns of indigenous peoples against the development of the controversial Carmichael-coal mine rejected. With the removal of one of the last legal hurdles is the way now open for Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises.

An Australian court has for the concerns of indigenous peoples against the development of the controversial Carmichael-coal mine rejected.

That must be for the financing of the first phase of the project is still more than 2.5 billion euros. By this judicial ruling, the company expects the land required finally to lease. In the production of the huge mine in the remote Galilee basin, in Queensland for many years by all kinds of procedures stopped.

Opponents fear serious environmental damage, including groundwater and the Great barrier reef, and denounced the irresponsible contribution to the warming of the earth. Adani, that the rights in 2010, bought, hopes to be the first mined coal in march 2020, and are able to ship and promises to work together with the indigenous population in the area.

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