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Australian court knocks back big coal project

Ten years after it was approved by the Australian government, and after years of no movement and a three-year court battle, Waratah Coal’s plans to develop the former China First project in Queensland’s Galilee Basin have been rejected.

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Plans to mine under the Brimblebox reserve were high risk. Image courtest EDO

Waratah is owned by iron ore billionaire and former politician Clive Palmer.