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Australia | Enviros lose high-profile fight against coal mine; bemoan effects on Great Barrier Reef

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - India’s Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management.


The Carmichael mine has been a lighting rod for climate change concerns in Australia, and was seen as a factor in the surprise return to power of the conservative Liberal/National coalition in a national election in May.


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-coal-adani-ent/indias-adani-wins-green-light-for-long-delayed-australian-coal-mine-idUSKCN1TE0C2

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