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3Novices:Australian government scales back Chinese mine site

Australia has bought back most of a contentious mining licence issued for a huge Chinese-run coal mine near prime agricultural land, officials said on Wednesday, but farmers are still not happy.
Chinese company Shenhua was granted the original exploration licence for the A$1.0 billion (US$770 million) Watermark mine near Gunnedah in New South Wales state in 2008 by a previous Labor government.
But the decision was challenged by local farmers and environmental activists, who blasted it as…
July 12, 2017 at 10:09AM http://ift.tt/2u7vStP
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