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Australia coal mine 'could threaten Great Barrier Reef'

The Australian government has approved the development of what could potentially be the country's biggest coal mine.

It is a decision that has angered environmentalists who say polluted water from the mine could threaten the Great Barrier Reef.

The government says strict environmental conditions would be imposed.

Jenny Wivell reports.

  • 29 Jul 2014
  • From the section Asia
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