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Adani wins final approval for long delayed Australian coal mine

Queensland`s Department of Environment and Science (DES) said in a statement it had approved Adani`s Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem Management Plan.

Adani wins final approval for long delayed Australian coal mine

Melbourne: Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management.

Queensland`s Department of Environment and Science (DES) said in a statement it had approved Adani`s Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem Management Plan.

Adani has said that is ready to start construction "within days" of receiving the permit for its Carmichael mine that would produce 8-10 million tonnes of thermal coal a year, and cost up to $1.5 billion.