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'Carbon bomb': Clive Palmer seeks nod for mine twice the size of Adani's

'Carbon bomb': Clive Palmer seeks nod for mine twice the size of Adani's



2018-05-17T02:19:47+0000

Mining billionaire Clive Palmer is seeking approval to develop a Queensland coal mine twice the size of the controversial Carmichael project - but has done so by drawing heavily on environmental work done by other mines proposed for the region.

The federal environment department told Fairfax Media it will decide by Monday whether the Alpha North mine proposed by Mr Palmer's Waratah Coal company will require "detailed assessment under national environmental law," according to a spokeswoman.



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