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Energy & Climate

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Alpha coal mine Land Court objection

08 April, 2014

EDO Qld represented Coast and Country Association Qld (CCAQ) in their objection against the approval of the Mining Lease (ML) and Environmental Authority (EA) for GVK Hancock’s Alpha coal mine. The mine would disturb a land area of approximately 22,500 ha, leaving a final void of approximately 2,000 ha. It would run for up to 40 years, extracting approximately 40 million tonnes of run-of-mine coal annually – making it one of the largest coal mining proposals ever seen in Australia.

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