Clive Palmer’s Galilee Coal Venture – to construct the biggest thermal coal mine in Australia and produce practically 4 occasions that of the Adani mine – was rejected by the Queensland Land Court docket.
Youth Verdict, a coalition of Queensland youth, and environmental conservation group The BimbleBox Alliance have challenged the Waratah Coal mission in courtroom over the Galilee Basin proposal west of the Emerald.
The teams argued that the coal burning from the mine will impression the cultural rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, additional contributing to adversarial local weather change.
Chair Fleur Kingham beneficial that each purposes be denied on Friday.
The historic determination is a victory for local weather and human rights challengers.
And there is extra.
Initially printed as Queensland Land and Atmosphere Court docket dismisses Galilee Coal Venture