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Waratah’s Galilee Coal Project: economic boost or environmental disaster?

Waratah Coal’s recently approved $6.4bn coal and rail project in Queensland’s Galilee Basin will create thousands of jobs but could also endanger bird species by destroying parts of the Bimblebox Nature Refuge. Elly Earls spoke to Waratah Coal’s Nui Harris, Queensland Government’s Jeff Seeney and the Australia Institute’s Roderick Campbell to find out if the Galilee Coal Project has got the balance right between its environmental impact and potential economic benefits.


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