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NELR Editorial Federal Updates Issue 2012:3

By Sholam Blustein and Felicity Deane


Despite opposition from environmentalists, farmers and parts of the fishing industry, on 23 August 2012, the $6.4bn Alpha Coal mine and rail project in Queensland was approved under the EPBC Act, subject to 19 conditions.1 The approval relates to the proposed construction and operation of an open-cut coal mine and 495km railway line to Abbott Point..

Topics: 180111 Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Environment, Law, Climate, Change
Publisher: National Environmental Law Association
Year: 2012
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