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Are Australia's Coal Mining Plans Myopic?

February 15, 2014 by Anand Srinivasan

Australia Mining and the Environment

Australia is not setting the perfect example for a development model that emerging countries can emulate. The government of Queensland, along with the Federal government recently relaxed their guidelines that governed the mining industry for excavation of coal in areas surrounding the Great Barrier Reef.[read more]