Australia: Environment minister Greg Hunt approves nation’s largest coalmine

AAP: The federal government has approved a massive coalmining project in central Queensland that will be the largest in the country. The environment minister, Greg Hunt, approved the 37,380-hectare Kevin's Corner project on Friday. The mine, to be operated by a joint India-Australia consortium, GVK-Hancock, is the first to be approved since the introduction of a water trigger rule by the previous federal government. Greenpeace claims Kevin's Corner will use more than 9bn litres of water a year......

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